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Trevone Boykin Arrested, Suspended

TCU will be without its starting quarterback on Wednesday after Trevone Boykin was arrested on charges of assaulting a police officer.

TCU quaterback Trevone Boykin was arrested early Wednesday morning by San Anotonio police on charges of assaulting a police officer. 

The former starting quarterback is still in police custody and his being held on a $5,000 bond. 

TCU Athletics officials announced Wednesday morning that Boykin, a recently graduated senior, is suspended for the Alamo Bowl on Jan. 2. 

Police said Boykin was at a local San Antonio bar just before 2 a.m. when some other patrons began to "talk trash." That's when Boykin allegedly left the bar and struck a police officer who was patrolling the area on his bike. 

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus gave a press conference Wedensday morning and told reporter the he doesn't believe that Boykin intentionally stuck the police officer. 

“We don’t know whether he was swinging at the officer or…somebody behind him,” McManus said. “In any event, the officer was struck in the face. He was injured.”

There have also been reports that Boykin was in his room at 12 a.m. for the team's curfew room check, and left to go to the bar afterward. 

TCU wide receiver Preston Miller is also said to be involved in the incident. He too, has been suspended for the Alamo Bowl. 

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