Monday, July 22, 2013

Ohio State WR Carlos Hyde "person of interest" in assault case, reportedly dismissed from football program.

Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer has reportedly been dismissed  Carlos Hyde from the team Buckeye football program. This come after the running back was named as a "person of interest" in an incident involving "a weekend assault against a female in a Downtown bar," according to The Columbus Dispatch.

"Hyde, who came within 30 yards of becoming the first running back to rush for 1,000 or more in the 11-year coaching career of Meyer, had been projected to have a stellar senior season. But he was named a person of interest in an incident that according to the police report occurred about 1:54 a.m. Saturday at the Sugar Bar 2 on S. Front Street."

The Dispatch also reports that  Meyer is looking into a situation involving starting cornerback Bradley Roby, who is " facing preliminary charges of battery resulting in bodily injury," following an incident at a Bloomington, Ind. bar.

(via The Columbus Dispatch)

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