football-fbs flag

Staff and Wire Reports | October 27, 2014

FSU's Williams under investigation for domestic battery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Tallahassee Police Department has confirmed Florida State starting running back Karlos Williams is being investigated for an alleged domestic battery incident.

The FSU athletic department on Monday released a statement to the Tallahassee Democrat that said, "The Athletics Department is aware of an investigation by the Tallahassee Police Department involving football student-athlete Karlos Williams. Until we receive more information regarding the alleged incident his status with the team will be under review."

Williams is the second-ranked Seminoles’ leading rusher with 378 yards and seven touchdowns.

Police received the case Saturday night and assigned it to the Criminal Investigation Division. Williams has not been arrested or charged.

Tallahassee PD on Monday issued a a statement on Facebook that said, "The alleged crime is an active on-going investigation and Florida Law does not allow TPD to discuss the details of any case while it is on-going.

"Once the case is complete, it will be released under the guidelines of Florida Public Records Law."

Williams is being represented by Tallahassee lawyer Tim Jansen, who declined comment on Monday.

Florida State plays at Louisville on Thursday night.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Here are the 8 longest home runs in College World Series history (that we know of)

The longest home run in Men's College World Series history at Charles Schwab Field Omaha unofficially belongs to Arkansas' Brady Slavens, who went deep 436 feet in 2022. Here is the full top 8 since the stadium opened in 2011.
READ MORE

Teams with the most appearances in the Men's College World Series

Texas, Miami and Florida State are the programs that have made the most appearances in the Men's College World Series.
READ MORE

College softball scores: No. 4 Florida State sweeps No. 7 Oklahoma State

No. 4 Florida State (45-5) earned their second straight ranked series sweep on Friday night with a 2-1 win over No. 7 Oklahoma State (39-9).
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners