Nigel Bethel, II Dismissed From Texas Tech Football Program

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NIgel Bethel, II has been dismissed from the Texas Tech football program after an incident involving Amber Battle.

Texas Tech has released Nigel Bethel, II for alleging punching women's basketball player, Amber Battle, last night during a basketball game at the rec center and breaking a bone in her face, requiring surgery.  Here is the official statement from Texas Tech:

"Nigel Bethel II, a Texas Tech football student-athlete, has been dismissed from the team due to his role in an incident at the Texas Tech Student Recreation Center on Saturday, June 28. Texas Tech Athletics has a zero tolerance policy on this type of behavior."

Some players have tweeted support for Bethel, somewhat stating that there was more to the incident, but if you are looking for a zero tolerance policy regarding violence and women, this is as clear as it gets.  No second chances.

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