Ex-Husker Dennard Arrested For Assaulting Officer

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

Former Nebraska cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was arrested Saturday morning following a disturbance outside of a Lincoln bar.

Police Capt. Jason Stille said the 22-year-old Dennard was taken into custody on suspicion of assaulting a police officer, third-degree assault and resisting arrest. He's being held in the Lancaster County Jail.

Officers tried to break up a fight between Dennard and a 22-year-old man outside The Hour Lounge near 14th and O streets about 2:15 a.m.

As an officer attempted to take Dennard into custody, Dennard pushed the officer and punched him once, striking the left side of the officer’s ear and jaw. The officer sustained a minor injury. He did not seek medical treatment. Dennard was subsequently arrested after a brief struggle with four officers.

The senior was projected to be as high as a second-round pick in next week's NFL Draft.

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