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— Seth Emerson (@SethWEmerson) March 25, 2019
Notre Dame WR Javon McKinley has been charged with two counts of Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury and one count of Illegal Consumption of an Alcoholic Beverage.
A University spokesman gave Irish Sports Daily an official statement on the McKinley’s situation:
“The incident is being handled by the criminal justice system. As for internal discipline, we do not publicly discuss specific cases, and impose sanctions as warranted.”
The South Bend Tribune has a full account of what led to McKinley’s arrest, including punching two University of Notre Dame Security Police officers.
The 6-foot-2, 215-pounder played in six games as a freshman before missing the 2017 season as he recovered from a broken fibula he sustained during the 2016 season.
McKinley played in just three games in 2018 (Ball State, Syracuse and USC).
With the situation happening over the weekend, a local attorney told ISD if there are official charges brought against McKinley, it would be in the next 48 hours.
TCU wide receiver and return man KaVonate Turpin is suspended for this week’s game at Kansas following his arrest for assault of a family.
Myller Royals, a Texas Tech football wide receiver was arrested Friday on two misdemeanor charges after a traffic stop on campus by a Tech Police Department officer. Royals was booked into the Lubbock County Jail on charges of possession of a prohibited weapon (knuckles), a Class A misdemeanor, and driving with an invalid license, a Class B misdemeanor. He bonded out of the jail on Saturday.Royals, a 6-foot-5, 180-pound freshman, has yet to play in a game this season and Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury
Rodrick Fisher, a Washington State University football player, was arrested early Friday morning on what’s commonly called a “baby DUI.” 19 year old wide receiver was arrested by a Whitman County Sheriff’s Deputy shortly after Midnight in Pullman on College Hill. Fisher was arrested for minor operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol. The sheriff’s office says that the freshman’s blood alcohol level was just below .08. Fisher was arrested and released on the misdemeanor. The Cougar football program doesn’t comment publicly to criminal allegations against it’s players and deems the incident a team matter.
Drake Davis, an LSU football player, is accused of punching and grabbing his former girlfriend by the throat on multiple occasions was arrested Friday, as authorities investigated shifting accounts of what happened.
Gator wide receiver Justin Watkins has been arrested in Gainesville and faces four charges( two felony counts) including two counts battery, kidnapping/false imprisonment. and domestic battery by strangulation.
According to the arrest report, on July 20th, Watkins intentionally struck a woman, both with an open and closed fist on both sides of her head while he held her down on a bed.
The report goes on to say Watkins choked the woman multiple times while continuing to pin her down on the bed.
Police say Watkins then confined the women to his dorm room by standing in the doorway and blocking the exit.
The report says the woman was physically restrained by Watkins until she sprayed him with mace out of self defense.
Police say Watkins then chased the woman out, threw multiple items at her including a brush and container of “hair grease” causing bleeding and swelling.
The Gators have suspended Watkins indefinitely.
This is Watkins second arrest of the offseason. He was charged in May for trespassing near Vanguard High School after following a woman to a gas station, destroying her phone, kicking her car.
USC wide receiver Joseph Lewis was arrested on a felony domestic violence charge Wednesday night after an alleged altercation with a woman at a Los Angeles residence.
On Thursday, TMZ Sports reported the woman fled the home and called police, who later arrested Lewis. He was taken into custody on $100,000 bail.
In February, Lewis was arrested on five misdemeanor charges related to a domestic violence case. He accepted a plea deal that saw him serve 21 days in jail.
No further information about the altercation was immediately released.
Lewis was suspended indefinitely from the Trojans’ football program following the February arrest. He told the Los Angeles Times in May that he was hopeful of being reinstated for fall camp, which is scheduled to begin Aug. 3.
The L.A. native was a 5-star prospect and the No. 31 overall player when he committed to USC as part of the 2017 recruiting class, per 247Sports.
He made four catches for 39 yards and no touchdowns in 11 appearances as a true freshman.