The Washington State University Police Department is taking matters into its own hands, as it will investigate the incident that took place on the field at Martin Stadium between a USC football player and a Washington State student when fans began rushing the field.

Using deductive reasoning, the player who apparently walloped a fan is lineman Liam Jimmons. His uniform number listed on the team's media guide matches that of the player who demolished a fan last weekend.

“We're aware of the situation,” USC coach Clay Helton said, as transcribed by ESPN. “Internal discipline has been taken, and that discipline will remain in-house.”

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The injuries to the student are unknown, but it has been reported that he did need to receive medical treatment.

“It was an electric game and a very exciting atmosphere and the safety of both fans and players always need to be taken into account,” Helton said. “It's a very hard situation in that type of environment, that exciting of an environment. It's something that I know Washington State does their best job to try to create a safe environment. It's hard.

“When you have that many fans and that excited they found a way down on the field and it makes for a chaotic scene. I'm glad that everybody is safe and everybody is out of harm's way, but it's understandable. That's a big win for their football team.”

If the police department ends up pressing charges against Liam Jimmons, or any other player, it will be interesting to see how USC and the talent handles it. Considering non-participants aren't meant to be on the playing surface, it wouldn't be hard to weave a story of self-defense. After all, you never know who that wacko might be charging the field.