Tulane Green Wave senior linebacker Trent Mackey was arrested Friday on armed robbery charges stemming from a July 12 incident in Uptown New Orleans. Mackey was initially cited as a victim in the robbery, in which his cell phone and backpack were reported stolen. Upon further investigation, Mackey is thought to have orchestrated the armed robbery. Bail has been set at $75,000 for Mackey.
Trent Mackey was named Conference USA’s Preseason Defensive Player of the Year. He has been suspended from the program indefinitely.
Here is the link to Tammy Nunez’s article further explaining the armed robbery arrest. The Tulane linebacker Trent Mackey arrested in armed robbery plot, indefinitely suspended from program article is courtesy of Nola.com.