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College Football Freshman All-American Arrested On Domestic Assault Charges

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KNOXVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 15: A view of the inside of Neyland Stadium during a game between the Florida Gators and Tennessee Volunteers on September 15, 2012 in Knoxville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Sommers II/Getty Images)

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.