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Patrick Witt Denies That Sexual Assault Claims Played Any Role In His Rhodes Scholarship Withdrawal

It was only yesterday we were disabused of the notion that the Yale quarterback passed up on his final Rhodes Scholarship interview in order to play in the big Harvard game. Instead, the Times reported that sexual assault claims from a fellow student caused the Rhodes Trust to ask Yale for a re-endorsement, and Witt…

Yale Quarterback Who Withdrew As Rhodes Scholar Did So Because He Was Accused Of Sexual Assault, Not Because Of The Harvard Game

There was apparently much more to the story of Patrick Witt, the Yale quarterback who drew praise from all angles for choosing the big Harvard-Yale game over his Rhodes Scholarship interview. The New York Times punctured that myth today, reporting that Witt was dropped as a Rhodes candidate after the Rhodes Trust had…