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Kent State Safety Nate Holley Suspended Indefinitely Following Arrest For Kidnapping

Kent State senior safety Nate Holley has been suspended indefinitely after being charged with felony kidnapping.

Kent State will be without two-time All-MAC safety Nate Holley for the rest of the year after the senior was charged with first-degree felony kidnapping. According to the Record Courier, the alleged incident involved a female and took place this past Thursday.

Holley is being arraigned Monday afternoon and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for this Thursday, a week after the alleged incident.

Executive Director of University Media Relations, Eric Mansfield, commented on the arrest.

"We are aware of the situation and take this matter very seriously. He has been suspended from the team indefinitely."

Holley is one of the most effective safeties in the country, and leads the nation in solo tackles per game with 8.9. The Flashes will have to find a way to win Tuesday night against No. 14 Western Michigan, which will be their toughest game of the season after their opener against Penn State.