Florida’s best receiver gets cleared in Title IX sexual assault case

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Florida’s best receiver, Antonio Callaway, has been found not responsible in a Title IX sexual assault investigation and is expected to be able to play in the Gators’ opener against UMass on Sept. 3.

The accuser and her witnesses opted to boycott the hearing because the university had appointed attorney Jake Schwickel, a former Gator athlete and current football booster, to oversee over the case.

When contacted on Friday morning, the athletic department referred media inquiries to the university, which has handled this process throughout.

The 5-foot-11, 195-pound Callaway was indefinitely suspended in January while UF investigated a code of conduct complaint and missed all of spring practice. He averaged over 19 yards a catch as a freshman last season and had a team-best 678 yards on 35 receptions.