Contact Us

Michigan State Football Player Auston Robertson Charged With Sexual Assault

Photo courtesy Collegepressbox.com
Photo courtesy Collegepressbox.com

UPDATE: Robertson has been kicked off the team


Michigan State defensive lineman Auston Robertson has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in Meridian Township earlier this month.

Chris Solari from The Detroit Free Press broke the news Friday morning:

Robertson’s case is not related to the January incident that led to the suspension of three other MSU football players and one staffer.

News of the sexual assault allegedly perpetrated by Robertson, who was a freshman for the Spartans this past fall, broke last week. MSU head coach Mark Dantonio said Robertson was suspended on April 9.

It’s the second time Robertson, 19, has been accused of misconduct against a woman. His signing with MSU in 2016 when he was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from his alleged improper touching of a female classmate at Wayne High School in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Robertson ended up signing with the Spartans about three weeks after his arrest in 2016. He completed a diversionary program as part of that case just last month, according to Solari.

Robertson played in seven games as a true freshman for MSU in 2016. The 6-foot-4, 281-pound defensive end recorded three total tackles and forced one fumble.

Third-degree criminal sexual conduct is a felony in Michigan punishable by up to 15 years imprisonment.

Best of TheGame730AM.com

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://thegame730am.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The Game Players' Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The Game Players' Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.