According to a statement provided by the University of Michigan Athletics Department Wednesday night, Nate Johnson was dismissed from the Michigan football team Tuesday.
Johnson, a sophomore defensive back, had previously been suspended indefinitely from all team activities following his arrest for an alleged assault that took place Sept. 30.
Diane Brown, spokeswoman for the University’s Division of Public Safety and Security, said a housing security officer found a female student outside South Quad Residence Hall shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday morning. The woman reported she had been assaulted by Johnson, who was located nearby.
Johnson was arrested on charges of domestic violence and taken to jail, where he was arraigned Sunday on one count of domestic violence. He was released on a $5,000 personal recognizance bond. A pretrial hearing is scheduled for Oct. 11.