UCA football coach Clint Conque issued the following statement Tuesday night:
"In regards to defensive end Tevin Elliot, I will not comment on a situation that may have occurred in another state while Tevin was attending another institution, prior to his enrolment at the University of Central Arkansas. I fully support the idea that everyone deserves second chances. Since enroling at our institution in July, Tevin has met all expectations of our coaching staff. He realizes the significance of this opportunity.
"Given the events of today, Tevin is suspended for our game against Ole Miss on Saturday night. When discussing the possibility of transferring to UCA, Tevin, his family and others that were consulted, were upfront and forthcoming in regards to this situation. Moving forward, we will continue to gather any additional information and proceed accordingly. I will have no further comment on this situation at this time."
WACO, Texas (AP) - Former Baylor defensive end Tevin Elliott has been indicted on three counts of sexual assault.
A McLennan County grand jury indicted Elliott on Monday.
Investigators say two counts refer to an alleged assault at an April 15 party in Waco. The Waco Tribune-Herald (http://bit.ly/PXU4CY ) reports that details of the other count are sealed because Elliott has not been arrested in that case.
Baylor suspended Elliott April 27 for unspecified team violations. He was charged with sexual assault April 30 and freed on $10,000 bond.
Elliott's attorney, Jason Darling, says the allegations are untrue and the April 15 sexual encounter was consensual. Darling knows nothing about the third count.
Elliott had 63 tackles and eight sacks in two seasons with Baylor. He since transferred to Central Arkansas.
Information from: Waco Tribune-Herald, http://www.wacotrib.com
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