MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -Kansas State running back Leon Patton was accused of shaking a 2-month-old boy and charged with child abuse. He was dismissed from the team Friday.
The 20-year-old junior was arrested and jailed Thursday on $30,000 bond for his actions July 15, police said.
Patton shook the baby ``feloniously and intentionally,'' according to the arrest warrant. Police spokesman Lt. Kurt Moldrup said the matter was reported to police when it happened, prompting an investigation. He would not provide information on the now-4-month-old boy's whereabouts or condition.
Patton already had been suspended from the team after a July traffic stop led to the discovery of outstanding warrants from 2007, one for stealing two video games from a Wal-Mart. He also was cited for an unpaid parking ticket. After pleading no contest, Patton was sentenced to six months' probation and fined $100.
he team. The school said it would make no further comment because of the investigation.
Patton was projected to start this season after rushing for 390 yards and four touchdowns as a sophomore.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Updated Playoff Championship Odds Which of the four teams will emerge as the winner of the College Football Playoffs? Here is a look at the latest odds.
Thumbnail CFB Playoff Semifinal Odds The field for the College Football Playoffs is set and the two matchups are as well. Here is a look at the odds for the pair of...
Thumbnail Line Moving in Big Ten Title Game The spread in tonight's Big Ten Championship Game has moved two full points off the original number set by oddsmakers.
Thumbnail Line Moves Again in ACC Title Game The line in the ACC Championship Game between Clemson and Virginia Tech continues to move ahead of tonight's 8:00PM ET kickoff.
Thumbnail Big Ten Championship Prediction When No. 7 Penn State takes on No. 6 Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship tonight, which...

NCAAF Team Pages