FSU wide receiver arrested on sexual assault charges
[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t’s been a quiet off-season for Florida State players, but for the first time in nearly a year an FSU player made an appearance on the Tallahassee police blotter Sunday night.
Dent was arrested by Tallahassee police and is being held overnight in Leon County Jail. According to the booking detail, there was no physical force or violence used in the alleged assault. According to the Orlando Sentinel, a bond amount is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Monday.
His arrest is the first of an FSU football player since running back James Wilder Jr. turned himself in last June for a probation violation.
Dent, a senior from Belle Glade, Fla., was FSU’s fifth-leading receiver last season with 27 catches for 355 yards and two touchdowns.
Expectations for his senior season are high after a strong spring in which he consistently garnered praise from He had a strong spring and frequently from coach Jimbo Fisher.
Florida State has not yet commented on the situation, but the charge is a second-degree felony which prohibits him from participating in team activities until the matter is resolved.
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