Duck football player arrested, suspended from team
EUGENE, Ore. - An Oregon Duck football player arrested Friday night has been suspended from the team.
Oregon junior cornerback Troy Hill, 22, was arrested the evening of Friday, December 13, at a Eugene home.
He remained in jail as of Tuesday, according to Lane County Jail records.
His booking information lists the charges against him as felony 4th degree assault, felony strangulation, misdemeanor second degree criminal mischief and misdemeanor menacing.
Both felonies are listed as having been cleared by "fail to file."
Circuit court records show Hill was arraigned Monday morning on the two misdemeanor charges.
"We are aware of the incident and charges involving Troy Hill and he is suspended indefinitely from all football-related activities," Coach Mark Helfrich said in a statement Monday. "We expect every member of our program to hold themselves to a high standard of conduct and to represent this University with class, pride and integrity. We will wait until the legal process has concluded before making any final determination of Troy Hill's status."
Hill was arraigned on the charges Monday morning. Details about what led to his arrest are not yet known.
His next court appearance is scheduled for January 21, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.
This is a developing story. This story will be updated