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Two Tennessee Football Players Being Investigated On Rape Charges

Senior All-SEC linebacker A.J. Johnson and sophomore defensive back Michael Williams are under investigation by Knoxville police for two alleged sexual assaults that happened after this weekend's home game against Kentucky, according to the Tennessean.

From Knoxville's WBIR:

Shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday, Knoxville police responded to White Avenue to investigate rape and sexual assault allegations reported by two 19-year-old women. One of the victims told police that two UT students raped her. The other victim said she was sexually assaulted. Crews took both women to the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

One of the victims, a 19-year-old UT student, says she was raped by two men; the other, a Florida resident visiting from out of town, declined to press charges on sexual assault.

Update (4:08 p.m.):


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