TCU's Trevone Boykin arrested after assaulting officer outside bar

TCU's Trevone Boykin arrested after assaulting officer outside bar

Schlabach reports that Boykin was still being held at the San Antonio Magistrate as of Thursday morning and has been charged with a third-degree felony for assaulting a police officer as well as charges of resisting arrest and public intoxication.

Boykin, 22, was in San Antonio ahead of TCU's appearance in the Valero Alamo Bowl scheduled for Saturday against Oregon. Boykin calmed down when officers threatened to taze him. We don't know if he was swinging at the officer or someone behind him.

"Trevone Boykin and Preston Miller have been suspended for Saturday's game due to a violation of team rules", TC coach Gary Patterson said.

Boykin reportedly became upset and started trying to punch them just before 2 a.m. After Boykin struck a bar employee, he and his friends were removed from the establishment, authorities said.

Several officers took him to the ground, but he "would not comply with commands to stop resisting" until an officer warned him that he would use a Taser on him, according to Lopez.

At that point, police say bike officers arrived and came upon Boykin as he was taking swings and say the player indiscriminately hit an officer.

TCU sports spokesman Mark Cohen said university officials were aware of the arrest and were monitoring the situation.

In his four seasons with the Horned Frogs, Boykin has accounted for 110 touchdowns passing and rushing and more than 12,000 total yards, both of which are school records.

Boykin was a consensus second-team All-American last year and was a finalist for the Davey O'Brien Award, Walter Camp Player of the Year Award and Manning Award.

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