Bond set for 2 USM football players charged in home invasion

Bond set for 2 USM football players charged in home invasion
Kyle Foster, Southern Miss football player. Photo Source Inmate Roster
James Cox, Southern Miss football player. Photo Source Inmate Roster
James Cox, Southern Miss football player. Photo Source Inmate Roster

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Two Southern Miss football players appeared in court Thursday, facing charges of armed robbery, burglary and kidnapping.

James Cox and Kyle Foster were arrested Wednesday afternoon in connection to an armed robbery that occurred at 900 Beverly Hills Drive at The Cottages.

Both men were charged with armed robbery, kidnapping and burglary, and both had their bonds set at $125,000.

Cox is listed on the Southern Miss football roster as a junior wide receiver from Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Foster is listed as a senior red-shirt wide receiver from Ann Arbor, Michigan.

It is unknown what repercussions Cox or Foster face from the University.

"We have been made aware of this situation and we are continuing to gather information at this time," said Jack Duggan, Southern Miss Assistant Athletic Director.