Clemson's McDaniel arrested, charged with aggravated assault, battery

Updated: June 23, 2008, 4:37 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Clemson safety DeAndre McDaniel has been arrested on charges he covered his girlfriend's head with a comforter and began choking her.

A warrant from the Central Police Department says McDaniel was charged with aggravated assault and battery Saturday.

The incident report says a woman identified as McDaniel's girlfriend said the sophomore also punched her in the head, face and chest, and pushed her down a flight of stairs.

The report says the woman was treated at a hospital for a cervical sprain and contusions.

Clemson athletic spokesman Tim Bourret said in a statement that the athletic department was gathering information about the incident.


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