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TCU football: KaVontae Turpin arrested for abuse by family member

TCU's star football player KaVontae Turpin was arrested on Sunday, accused of assaulting bodily injury by a family member, according…

TCU’s star football player KaVontae Turpin was arrested on Sunday, accused of assaulting bodily injury by a family member, according to Tarrant County Failure records.

Turpin has been released from prison, a Tarrant County spokesman said. The fee is a Class A offense and, if convicted, Turpin could face up to one year in jail and a fine of $ 4,000.

“Texas Christian University is aware that one of its students was recently arrested for a reported domestic situation, “TCU said in a statement. “The university takes these types of reports very seriously and continues to gather information to determine the next step. TCU expects students to act ethically, follow the campus policy and adhere to state and federal law.

” The student may also be guilty to violate the University Manual, whose results are independent and differ from any legal fees. “

It is unknown what kind of discipline Turpin will face from the football team. Coach Gary Patterson will deal with reporters at the Big 1

2 media teleconference later today.

Turpin, a senior from Monroe, Louisiana, has a standout The 5-foot-9, 157-pounder is considered to be one of the best returnees in the country.

He had a personally best 99-yard kick-off against Oklahoma on Saturday, his second fall of the season. He had a 78-yard score for a TD against SMU.

Turpin also had a receiving touchdown in TCU’s 52-27 loss for OU. For the season he has 29 receptions for 410 meters and three touchdowns.

Turpin ranks others in Big 12 in all-purpose yards, an average of 132.7 meters a game.

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