A college football freshman All-American defensive back was reportedly arrested on domestic assault charges on Saturday night.
Bryce Thompson, a sophomore cornerback at Tennessee, was reportedly arrested on Saturday night and charged with domestic assault.
WATE 6 in Knoxville had the troubling details.
Sophomore cornerback Bryce Thompson was arrested and released from jail overnight, after an altercation around 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
According to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, Thompson and a woman were arguing at the Stokely Hall Dorms on campus.
Thompson was overheard threatening her, and a witness saying he threatened to, “Shoot up the school.”
Thompson played in all 12 games for Tennessee last season, starting 10 games. He received freshman All-American honors and was named to the SEC's All-Freshman team.
Tennessee is set to open the 2019 regular season on Aug. 31 against Georgia State. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. E.T.