Miami dismisses Williams after battery costs


Miami Hurricanes freshman security Avantae Williams has been kicked off the soccer crew after he was arrested Wednesday on home violence costs, the college introduced.

Williams, 20, is dealing with three counts of aggravated battery of a pregnant individual, in accordance with Miami-Dade County data.

“The College of Miami introduced Thursday that freshman security Avantae Williams has been dismissed from the soccer program,” the college stated in an announcement.

In keeping with a Miami-Dade Police Division incident report, the girl, Williams’ ex-girlfriend, is 31 weeks pregnant, and Williams was conscious of the being pregnant. They’ve been residing collectively for 4 months.

The girl, in accordance with the report, stated she and Williams had been arguing about his involvement with one other lady when Williams stated, “Once I return from follow, that you must be gone.”

She was in her bed room packing her issues to depart when Williams returned from follow, the girl stated. In keeping with the report, Williams was indignant that she was nonetheless within the residence, grabbed her by her hair and threw her onto the mattress, grabbed her once more and threw her to the bottom, after which picked her up and threw her to the bottom exterior the residence, the place she hit her head, earlier than contacting a neighbor and calling 911.

The girl was taken to a hospital for analysis. The report states she suffered a number of bruises to her arms and a minor bruise to her neck.

Police stated Williams was not interviewed by the detective and was represented by authorized counsel.

Williams didn’t play for the Hurricanes final season after medical points had been flagged throughout a preseason examination. He stated on social media in March that he had been cleared to play.

ESPN’s Dave Wilson contributed to this report.