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The recently-former coach of the Walpole (MA) High state champion football team and former NFL player turned himself in to authorities in Tuscon after being accused of raping a Walpole High student-athlete.

Daniel Villa, a former New England Patriots and Arizona Cardinals center, turned himself in to Tuscon police after failing to turn himself in to Massachusetts authorities earlier this week on one count of child rape and three counts of enticing a minor. Villa also served as the school's athletic director until Tuesday, when he resigned for "personal reasons". This happened just after leading the football team to the Division 2 state title in December.

Villa played 12 years in the NFL, six with the Patriots, after being drafted by the Patriots in 1987.

Former Patriot, Walpole coach accused of sex assault surrenders [Boston Herald]
Former Walpole football coach turns himself in [Boston Globe]

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