Washington to be a 'limited participant' at spring practice

LINCOLN, Neb. Nebraska Head Football Coach Scott Frost addressed the legal situation involving running back Maurice Washington on Tuesday, saying Washington will be a limited participant at spring practice this season.

Washington is facing charges under California’s revenge porn law, as well as possession of child pornography. He is accused of keeping and sending a video of his ex-girlfriend’s reported sexual assault to her, along with the message “remember this hoe”. The video was taken while the victim was a minor. The case was first reported by NBC Bay Area.

Frost also said he believes the university handled the situation appropriately when they were made aware of an incident inolving Washington last fall.

Frost said he will wait and see how the legal process plays out, but that they are currently trying to keep Washington in as much of a routine as possible.

In February, John Ball, Washington's attorney, said in a statement Washington planned on going to California and surrending to the charges after an arrest warrant was issued.

As of February 27, Washington had not returned to California to self-surrender to the charges.