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High School Football Star Arrested For Alleged Beating

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Former South Carolina football commit Jamario Holley has been arrested by police for an alleged role in a mob beating, according to The Herald,.

Holley has been charged with "two counts of assault and battery by a mob with bodily injury and malicious injury to property." He is accused of being part of a group of four to six who punched and kicked a teen during a basketball game at a Rock Hill, S.C. park on Sunday.

The victim is a 17-year-old male, per The Herald.

Police said that Holley and others then followed the victim home.

Outside the house, Holley and others beat up the victim again, the victim and other witnesses told police. When the victim went inside and locked the door, Holley damaged the door, police said.

“Holley kicked the front door several times, making a hole in the bottom of the door,” the police report states.

Holley was arrested yesterday and released after posting a $4,000 bond.

All three charges are misdemeanors.

Holley is a three-star recruit rated as the No. 53 wide receiver in the 2019 class, according to 247Sports' Composite Rankings. He chose South Carolina in February 2018 over offers from Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee and others.

However, Holley did not sign with the Gamecock program in December, reportedly due to academic reasons.