Charlotte 49er quarterback Kevin Olsen, charged Sunday with rape and other crimes, threatened to strangle himself with a phone charger moments before sexually assaulting his accuser, a Mecklenburg County prosecutor said in court Monday morning. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound Olsen was freed on $103,000 bond at 4 p.m. Monday, charged with three counts of felony second-degree forcible rape, communicating threats, assault on a female and second-degree sex offense (forcible fondling). The incident occurred at 3:30 a.m. Sunday at Olsen’s apartment in University City, near the UNC Charlotte campus, according to Assistant District Attorney Kristen Northrup. Olsen and his accuser were dating, authorities said.
When FAU coach Lane Kiffin was in his first year at USC in 2010, his focus was reportedly with the offense and less so in the extra work that comes with being a head coach. That observation came courtesy of a recent feature in the Sun-Sentinel featuring comments from Kiffin’s former quarterbacks at USC and Tennessee. Vols quarterback Jonathan Crompton rallied for Kiffin and his play-calling prowess. He even dramatically recalled Kiffin’s perfectly set-up touchdown play early in a game against South Carolina in 2009, his only year with the Vols. Mitch Mustain, who started his career at Arkansas but finished at USC with Kiffin in 2010, gave a less glowing review. “There was nothing unique about
TMZ released a video over the weekend of two unconscious men, saying it was video of the aftermath of the altercation that led to New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis being charged with four felonies in Pittsburgh. The video seems to be a positive for Revis’ lawyers though, because they believe it helps them show their client is innocent. The voice on the video – it’s a short clip, and whoever is speaking is not shown – brags about knocking both men out and he tells someone, “Shut up before I knock your [expletive] out next.” Revis’ lawyers claim the voice isn’t of the Jets cornerback.