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Tulane player suspended from team, school after stabbing arrest


Police on Friday arrested a Tulane University football player in the Bourbon Street stabbing that left five people hurt last weekend.

Tulane confirmed that Ray Boudreaux had been arrested and said the senior also had been suspended from school and the team. His name did not appear on the team roster online Friday afternoon.

Police accuse Boudreaux of stabbing five people in a fight between two groups at a French Quarter bar that ended on the streets Sept. 16; a surveillance camera caught the stabbing, police said. Boudreaux was arrested early Friday at his home in Metairie on five counts of attempted murder, according to police, who also say the knife used in the stabbings was found in his house.

Police Sgt. Joe Narcisse said a tipster recognized Boudreaux on the video.

Boudreaux is a 5-foot-10-inch running back who last year started two of the eight games he played and had 175 yards, according to Tulane’s 2007 media guide.

–Associated Press

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