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Last month, backup quarterback De'Andre Johnson was accused of punching a woman in the face at a bar in Tallahassee, Fla. A video of the incident emerged earlier this week, and it was every bit as bad as the initial report made it sound. And now, yet another FSU player has been accused of punching a woman in the face outside a different bar in the area.
According to an ESPN report, FSU running back Dalvin Cook—who was the Seminoles' leading rusher last season—allegedly hit a woman in the face several times last month after she refused to give her phone number to a man that Cook was with. The woman's friend reportedly called 911 after the incident, and the woman told police that she wanted to press charges against Cook. Cook is now facing a battery charge.
"I told him I had a boyfriend and wasn't interested," the woman told ESPN while speaking about the incident. "They kept telling me they were football players. They kept telling me to Google them. They told me they were football players and they could buy me in two years."
Cook did not respond to ESPN when they reached out to him for comment this week, but this is yet another blemish on the FSU program. In addition to the alleged crimes committed by Johnson and Cook, Bleacher Report reporter Mike Freeman just pointed out that FSU players have been accused of sexual assault 20 (!) times in the last six years:
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