Louisiana State University running back Jeremy Hill, 20, was arrested for a bar brawl incident that occurred in Baton Rouge, reports News 33.
Here’s what we know so far…
1. He Has Been Charged
Hill has been charged with “Simple Batter” according to NOLA.com. He was booked early Saturday morning and released after posting a $500 bail. LSU football coach, Les Miles, is currently attending the 2013 NFL draft in New York City, but has been informed of the incident and has spoken with the player. NOLA.com goes on to report:
LSU sports information director Michael Bonnette said. “Coach Miles is on his way back to Baton Rouge to find out exactly what happened,” Bonnette said. “Until he has a chance to visit with Jeremy, he’s going to reserve comment.
2. The Brawl Occurred on Friday Night
3. This Isn’t Hill’s First Brush With the Law
In 2010, Hill’s college career was delayed when he was accused of pressuring a 14-year-old girl into performing oral sex on him in a high school locker room. Hill, along with another student, Avery Tate II, at Redemptorist High School were charged with “oral sexual battery.”
Hill pleaded guilty in that case and received a six month suspended sentence, though still on probation, a guilty charge in this case would be a violation of that probation.
4. He’s Major Player For LSU
He has been called “…one of the best players at his position in college football.”
5. Hill is a Local Boy
He’s a native of Baton Rouge.