Lincoln, NE (Sports Network) - A former star Nebraska cornerback has been
arrested after allegedly assaulting a police officer following a fight early
Alfonzo Dennard, who is likely to be picked in the NFL Draft on Thursday, was
taken to Lancaster County jail on suspicion of felony third-degree assault on
a police officer, resisting arrest and suspicion of midemeanor assault,
according to the police report detailed in the Lincoln Journal Star.
Dennard was arrested as downtown bars closed, the paper said. Police said he
struck another male before officers intervened. Another altercation then took
place and Dennard was said to have pushed an officer, then punched him once on
the left side of his face.
The 22-year-old senior finished with 31 tackles and six passes defensed this
past season for Nebraska.
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