Suspended TCU defensive end Devonte Fields said that he plans to transfer to SFA, where the Big 12 defensive player of the year could be eligible to play this season.
TCU officials said that defensive end Devonte Fields remains “separated” from the university, meaning that he is still barred from the campus and all school activities.
Fields surrendered to Tarrant County authorities Thursday afternoon and was released a short time later after posting bond of $3,500.
TCU defensive end Devonte Fields has been “separated” from the university pending an investigation into an alleged assault against his former girlfriend.
TCU defensive end Devonte Fields has declined to press charges after telling Fort Worth police that he was beaten and robbed by armed suspects.
TCU defensive end Devonte Fields will miss the rest of the season because of a foot injury that will require surgery. Fields was the Big 12 defensive player of the year last season.
Suspended TCU defensive end Devonte Fields will be in uniform when the 20th-ranked Horned Frogs open the season against No. 12 LSU.
Baylor running back Lache Seastrunk and TCU defensive end Devonte Fields are the Big 12 preseason players of the year.
TCU defensive end Devonte Fields has been suspended for the first two games of the 2013 season due to an unspecified violation of “university and team policy.”
Oklahoma State needs a win to maintain a realistic shot at defending its Big 12 title, and TCU is trying to improve to 3-0 in conference road games in its first season in the league.