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Cass Tech's Jayru Campbell to stand trial for assault

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Campbell, seen here in court on Monday. Campbell, seen here in court on Monday.
Campbell, seen here during his arraignment earlier this month. Campbell, seen here during his arraignment earlier this month.

DETROIT (AP) - A 17-year-old Detroit prep football star is expected to face trial in the assault of a security guard who was slammed to the floor after telling him to remove his hood in school.

Jayru Campbell waived his preliminary examination Monday. A March 10 circuit court arraignment is scheduled.

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He is charged with felony and misdemeanor assault in the Jan. 22 incident that was caught on video in a Cass Technical High School hallway.

The junior quarterback led Cass to Division I state championships as a freshman and sophomore. He's been suspended for the first game of the 2014 season for slugging an opponent after a playoff loss in November.

Campbell has said he would attend Michigan State in 2015, although it's not binding until he signs a commitment next year.

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