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Report: Gareon Conley Accused Of Sexual Assault Ahead Of NFL Draft

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - OCTOBER 24: Gareon Conley #8 of the Ohio State Buckeyes is congratulated by teammates Michael Hill #77, Tyvis Powell #23 and Donovan Munger #52 after intercepting a pass against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during a game at High Point Solutions Stadium on October 24, 2015 in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Gareon Conley has been accused of raping a woman in Cleveland. He strongly denies the allegations.

Gareon Conley, a projected early first round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft and former star at Ohio State, has been named in a police report. According to TMZ, a 23-year-old woman claims Conley raped her in a Cleveland hotel on April 9.

A report from Cleveland 19 surfaced on Monday night, confirming what TMZ is reporting now without naming the player.

Conley and his camp strongly deny the allegations and no charges have been filed.

From TMZ:

According to the report, the accuser says she met Conley in an elevator and he asked her to have a foursome with another friend of his. The woman says she declined and offered to watch the other people have sex instead.

A short time later, the woman says Conley unbuttoned her pants and began to have sex with her. She claims she said, "No, stop, it hurts!" but he kept going until he finished. She says he then kicked her out of the hotel room.

The woman called 911 and described her assailant as a "black male who wouldn't take his sunglasses off and had an Ohio State tattoo on his left forearm."

The woman says she went to a local hospital where a rape kit was administered. But she refused to speak to cops afterward.

As for Conley, two of his friends who were at the hotel were interviewed by police and told cops Conley never hooked up with the woman and that she was just mad that she got kicked out of the room.

No arrests have been made, and Conley has not been charged as a result of the alleged incident. The former Ohio State star is a projected top-15 pick in the NFL Draft to take place on Thursday.

[TMZ]