Arrested Volunteers Won't Play Saturday At Ole Miss

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Three University of Tennessee freshmen players charged with attempted armed robbery will not play Saturday at Mississippi.

Tennessee spokeswoman Tiffany Carpenter says the team will travel to Oxford without wide receiver NuKeese Richardson, safety Janzen Jackson and defensive back Mike Edwards.

According to sheriff's officials, Richardson remains in jail in lieu of a $19,500 bond. Edwards posted a $19,500 bond, and Jackson was released on his own recognizance.

The three 18-year-olds are accused of demanding money from three people at a gas station near Tennessee's campus early Thursday morning.

Coach Lane Kiffin and athletic director Mike Hamilton have declined comment as they evaluate the situation.