Fields, who was the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year as a freshman in 2012, was "separated" from TCU in July after being accused of assaulting an ex-girlfriend in July.
Fields surrendered to authorities days later after a misdemeanor assault warrant was served. He only played in three games in 2013 because of suspensions and a foot injury.
Fields planned to enroll at Stephen F. Austin but he was ineligible due to NCAA rules. He ended up at Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas, where he played in 12 games, recording 61 total tackles and 6.5 sacks with two forced fumbles.
He told SI.com last summer about his NFL draft prospects after he arrived at Trinity Valley.
“My [stock] is probably down since the Ray Rice situation,” Fields said, saying he wanted to be given another chance. “It probably dropped me a little bit."
Fields had 10 sacks and 20.5 tackles for a loss in his two seasons at TCU.
- Scooby Axson