FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Former Arkansas football player Joshua Melton has pleaded not guilty to a second-degree murder charge.
The 33-year-old Melton entered the plea Friday in Washington County. He's charged in the August beating death of 30-year-old Michael Gover
Police say Melton and Gover had spent an evening drinking and that they fought after Gover vomited in Melton's living room.
Fayetteville television station KHOG reports (http://is.gd/DBNcq3 ) police found Gover dead in Melton's home.
Melton told investigators he didn't intend to kill Gover.
Melton was an offensive lineman for the Razorbacks from 1999 to 2002.