Major College Football RB Arrested Sunday Morning

first_imgA general view of Minnesota's football field.MINNEAPOLIS, MN – OCTOBER 11: A general view of TCF Bank Stadium during the game between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Northwestern Wildcats on October 11, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)A major college football running back was reportedly arrested early Sunday morning following a domestic violence complaint.Shannon Brooks, a senior running back at Minnesota, was reportedly arrested shortly after midnight today.The Golden Gophers’ tailback was reportedly arrested near his team’s facility.From ESPN.com:According to records, Brooks remained in custody at the Hennepin County jail Sunday morning. He was arrested at 1:33 a.m. Sunday near the team’s practice facility, the Gibson-Nagurski Complex, Minneapolis police spokeswoman Sgt. Darcy Horn told ESPN.“Early this morning [Minneapolis] officers responded to the 600 block of 15th Av. SE for the report of a domestic abuse in progress,” Horn said. “The call came in at 1:33 a.m. Officers responded and took an adult male, identified as Brooks, Shannon Nicholas into custody for misdemeanor domestic assault. He was booked in at the Hennepin County Jail.”A source with knowledge of the incident said Brooks got into an altercation with a male roommate. The roommate called police and Brooks was arrested, the source said.Brooks’ girlfriend took to Twitter to clarify that the incident was between two male roommates, did not involve any females, and that it didn’t represent who he was.Attention : pic.twitter.com/B4ESWEEuvD— Weeam Suliman (@Weeam_Suliman) October 14, 2018Stay tuned.last_img read more