Baylor safety Ahmad Dixon was reportedly arrested and charged with assault. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
Baylor starting safety Ahmad Dixon was arrested on Thursday and charged with misdemeanor assault, reports KWTX.
The report says that an arrest warrant was issued for Dixon after he allegedly assaulted a 21-year-old man on Sept. 16 after Dixon believed the victim had broken into his home.
Dixon was an All-Big 12 honorable mention pick last season after recording 102 tackles, including 66 solo stop, two interceptions and one fumble recovery.
This season he has 17 total tackles in three games. Baylor has gotten off to a 3-0 start, leading the nation in total offense, passing offense, team passing efficiency, and scoring offense. The offense is averaging 9.84 yards a play.
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Their defense surprisingly has been solid so far this season, ranking second in the nation only allowing seven points a game.
Baylor is off this week before returning to action on Oct. 5, at home against West Virginia.
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Dixon posted a $1,500 personal recognizance bond and was released from custody Thursday afternoon.
The victim did not require hospitalization but did suffer injuries to his face, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
The assault happened on the night of September 16 at a residence in the 2800 block of South University Parks Drive, Swanton said.