Friday, December 28, 2012

Two members of the Texas Longhorns football team accused of sexual assault in San Antonio. (UPDATED)

San Antonio TV station KENS is reporting that two members of the Texas Longhorns football team are being accused of sexual assault according to the San Antonio Police Department. This comes a day before the Texas is supposed to face Oregon St. in the Alamo Bowl. The identities of the accused players have not been revealed at this time.

"Police were called at 2:48 a.m. Friday to the Holiday Inn Riverwalk in the 200 block of North St. Mary.
A woman told police she met two UT players out partying overnight and invited them back to her room at the Holiday Inn. She later made the allegations of sexual assault to police.

Officers said University of Texas football coaches have been notified of the situation. The players have had initial talks with police and were expected to be further questioned by police sexual assault detectives Friday morning.

The names of the players have not been released, since no arrests have been made and no charges have been filed."

Texas head football coach Mack Brown is supposed to be taking part in an Alamo Bowl related press conference noon Friday. The investigation is still ongoing.

(UPDATE: According to KEYE sports directot Bob Ballou on Twitter, Mack Brown announced that  the two players have been suspended and sent home. Their identities are still being kept anonymous.)

(via KENS. HT: Deadspin)