South Carolina DB Whitlock suspended again after arrest

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina cornerback C.C. Whitlock has been suspended again from the team, less than a week after he had been reinstated.

Whitlock was suspended after he was arrested in Fairfield County last weekend.

The Fairfield County Sheriff's Department says the 20-year-old Whitlock was charged with trespassing early Saturday at a nightclub in Blackstock. Chief Deputy Keith Lewis says Whitlock was arrested after he refused to leave the club.

USC media relations director Steve Fink says athletes are immediately suspended when they are arrested. Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier had said last week Whitlock had been reinstated after he missed spring practice because of academic suspension.

Whitlock could not be reached for comment.

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