Kyler Kregel, 21, of Grand Rapids, Mich.; James Cooksey, 22, of Jacksonville, Fla.; Samuel TeBos, 22, of Allendale, Mich.; Noah Spielman, 21, of Columbus, Ohio, and Benjamin Pettway, 21, of Lookout Mount, Ga., each were charged with aggravated battery, mob action and unlawful restraint in the March 2016 incident. The players were released on cash bonds after $50,000 arrest warrants were issued for them.
The gag order was issued as part of an Oct. 5 court hearing. In addition to the gag order being issued, the players were given permission to travel out of state.
Spielman, TeBos, Pettway and Kregel are set to be arraigned Oct. 23. Originally, they were to be arraigned in separate courtrooms, but the cases have been moved to the same courtroom.
Cooksey is set to be arraigned Nov. 13.