Purdue has dismissed cornerback Sean Collins after he was arrested over the weekend outside a bar on preliminary charges of public intoxication, resisting arrest and battery.
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Coach Danny Hope had suspended Collins. He said Tuesday that the serious allegations prompted his decision to dismiss the junior. He said the school would re-evaluate the situation if the charges change.
Collins is an Indianapolis native who joined the team as a walk-on in 2009. He has not played over the last three seasons.
Police said the 21-year-old Collins is accused of hitting a 22-year-old woman, who was treated and released at a hospital. He was released on $10,000 bond pending a Aug. 20 court appearance.