A Rhode Island grand jury declined to bring charges against Austin and another Providence player, Rodney Bullock, earlier this month after they were alleged to have sexually assaulted a Providence co-ed on campus in November. A disciplinary board suspended Austin and Bullock after a finding of sexual misconduct.
Austin then transferred to Oregon, where he was implicated in a series of alleged sexual assaults after a party on campus last May. Austin and former Oregon players Damyeon Dotson and Dominic Artis were found responsible for sexual misconduct, dismissed from the team and suspended as students.
Austin, a 6-foot-6 forward from Philadelphia, Pa., will be eligible to play right away.
Former Providence and Oregon forward Brandon Austin has been accepted to Northwest Florida, the school told ESPN.— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 24, 2014