Police said four Texas Christian University football players are among 17 students who were arrested Wednesday, the Associated Press reported.
The students that were arrested Wednesday were caught in an undercover operation selling marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy and prescription drugs. Names of the students involved will be released later in the day.
USA Today said that the investigation was a joint operation between the Fort Worth Police Department and TCU Campus Police.
"We have a responsibility to ensure that our campus environment is free of such behavior. Today's actions highlight that responsibility," school chancellor Victor Boschini said. "The students involved were immediately separated from TCU and criminally trespassed from campus. Further, according to University policy, students arrested and found in violation of distributing drugs are subject to immediate expulsion from TCU."
Authorities have been investigating for six months after complaints from students, parents, and others.
All of the students involved have since been expelled.