Texas Longhorn sophomore linebacker Demarco Boyd was suspended by the team, the school said Thursday.
The Austin American-Statesman reported that Boyd was charged with misdemeanor after a car accident on July 4th. Boyd is accused of attacking a 20-year-old at the scene of the accident.
In a statement, Texas coach Tom Herman said that the school "will continue to oversee the legal process and determine further action pending its completion." 19659002] Boyd, a reserve, played in four games last season.
His brother Kris, who was on the defensive with the Longhorns, also crashed that day.
Kris Boyd is a starter who made the Big 12 with 15 pass breakups last season. He was included in the watch lists for the Jim Thorpe Award and the Bronko Nagurski Trophy.
Kris Boyd tweeted about the car accident on the evening of July 4th.
Our angels had handed them over to us today @ nofear_2 Arrived at the back and smashed! We are doing a lot better. Thanks to those who stretched out. Could be gone, but we are here. pic.twitter.com/2TuHaMyZLS
̵1; kris boyd ™ (@ kris23db) July 5, 2018