UConn football player charged with assault

STORRS, Conn. (AP) UConn tight end Sean McQuillan has been charged with assault after a fight at an off-campus apartment complex.

Campus police say they were called to the complex just before 11 p.m. on Friday night to break up a fight.

They arrested McQuillan after finding another man suffering from what the police report describes as ''significant facial injuries.''

Police have not released the victim's name.

McQuillan, who would be a fifth-year senior next season, is charged with second-degree assault and disorderly conduct. He is free after posting a $500 bond and is due back in court on May 21.

McQuillan did not immediately respond to an email requesting comment Wednesday.

UConn spokesman Mike Enright says the athletic department is aware of the incident.

McQuillan started 11 games last season. He caught 16 passes for 158 yards and a touchdown.

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