Washington QB Cyler Miles suspended for season opener against Hawaii

Washington QB Cyler Miles suspended for season opener against Hawaii

Washington coach Chris Petersen has added to the punishment for quarterback Cyler Miles — a one-game suspension.

Miles will miss the season opener against Hawaii, according to the Seattle Times.

Miles missed spring practice after being linked to two post-Super Bowl assaults on the Washington campus on Feb. 2. Although Miles wasn’t charged in either incident, he did serve a three-month suspension for the Huskies.

One of the incidents involved former Washington receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow, who said he was “backing up his quarterback” when he knocked down a woman during a post-Super Bowl bonfire. The woman briefly lost consciousness.

After the bonfire, Stringfellow and Miles, according to court documents, got out of a car and chased and assaulted a Seahawks fan. Miles was wearing Denver Broncos attire. According to the Seattle Times, prosecutors did not pursue the case because of insufficient evidence.

Stringfellow transferred.

Miles started one game during his career and led the Huskies to a 69-27 win against Oregon State. He’s appeared in eight games and completed 37 of 61 passes for 418 yards with four touchdowns and two interceptions.

Petersen will choose between sophomore Jeff Lindquist and redshirt freshman Troy Williams for the starting role on Aug. 30.

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