RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The attorney for North Carolina State running back Shadrach Thornton says his client is receiving counseling that could lead to the dismissal of a misdemeanor charge of assault on a female.
E. Lee Turner Jr. said Thursday the court will monitor Thornton's progress as part of a deferred prosecution following his June arrest after an incident involving his girlfriend. Turner says the charge could be dismissed next August if Thornton complies with court requirements.
Turner says Thornton started the counseling program last month. His next court hearing is Oct. 2.
Thornton, who ran for a team-best 694 yards in 2012, is suspended for the opener against Louisiana Tech under new coach Dave Doeren. Turner says Thornton is ``happy to get it resolved'' so he could focus on school and football.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

uconn / smu college hoops on Sat, Feb 2017 by armyranger
Carolina Wise Guy.....What? on Thu, Feb 2017 by Timmy1961
2017 NFL Draft Props on Fri, Feb 2017 by Blade
Handicapping Week 1 on Fri, Feb 2017 by Blade
Blade what time do you get up on Thu, Feb 2017 by Blade
Advertisement

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Alabama Favored vs. FSU Week 1 Some of the Week 1 college football lines are starting to trickle out, including the spread for the Florida State versus Alabama matchup...
Thumbnail 2017 Heisman Trophy Odds The 2017 college football season is months away but oddsmakers have already released odds for the Heisman Trophy.

NCAAF Team Pages