College football player accused of rape

May 5, 2011 9:58:58 AM PDT
A college football player from north suburban Evanston is accused of raping a fellow student.

Jeffrey Brown attended Evanston Township High School. He plays football at the University of Miami.

Police charged Brown and say the alleged incident took place in a dorm room this past weekend.

Brown was being held at Miami-Dade County Jail, charged with sexual battery.

Brown turned himself in Wednesday, and police say he admitted to having sex with the alleged victim.

The alleged victim is a student Brown knows. He has been suspended from the football team indefinitely.

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