ESPN: Seahawks QB Trevone Boykin charged in alleged bar fight


FILE: Trevone Boykin #2 when on the TCU Horned Frogs looks for an open receiver against the Kansas Jayhawks in the first quarter at Amon G. Carter Stadium on November 14, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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ESPN reports Seattle Seahawks quarterback Trevone Boykin has been charged with assault stemming from a late-December arrest during TCU's trip to San Antonio for the Valero Alamo Bowl.

A record search by ESPN shows Boykin has been charged with assault causing bodily injury, which is a misdemeanor in Texas. The charge could result in up to a year in jail.

The assault charge stems from a bar fight before he was picked up by Seahawks on Dec. 31.

Preliminary reports said that Boykin allegedly hit an officer after being thrown after a bar.

"Trevone has already agreed to terms with the authorities on a lesser charge," Boykin's agent, Drew Pittman said in a statement to The Seattle Times. "He has been accountable and remorseful from the beginning. Trevone is looking forward to training camp starting July 30th and to competing for a roster spot."

The Seahawks signed Boykin as a free agent after the NFL draft.

ESPN reports if the season started today, Boykin would be in position to back-up starting quarterback Russell Wilson.

Boykin faces arraignment Aug. 1, two days after the Seahawks are scheduled to open training camp.