UPDATE: Charges Dismissed Against Former UNT Quarterbacks Coach Tate Wallis

DENTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – An assistant football coach for the University of North Texas was arrested for allegedly having an improper relationship with a student.

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Tate Wallis is the UNT quarterbacks coach.

He is now on administrative leave and is not allowed on campus while on leave.

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Tate Russell Wallis (Denton County Jail)

A UNT spokesperson provided CBS 11 the following statement on the matter Thursday night.

“We have been made aware of charges brought against a member of our football coaching staff for a matter unrelated to his employment with the university. The employee has been placed on administrative leave and will not be allowed on campus or to participate in any job-related duties while on leave. We have initiated a review of the available information, and we will take appropriate action following completion of the review.”

Wallis was hired as UNT quarterbacks coach in January.

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Wallis has spent the last four years coaching in high school, including 2018-19 at Argyle as the offensive coordinator and 2016-17 as an offensive assistant at North Forney High School, according to meangreensports.com.