Boyd facing additional charge

Updated: January 27, 2010, 10:05 PM ET
Associated Press

ROSEVILLE, Mich. -- Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Tommie Boyd faces another criminal sexual conduct charge after authorities say the high school track coach had sexual contact with a third teen student.

The 38-year-old was arraigned in the latest case Wednesday in Roseville. He was arraigned last week on charges of criminal sexual conduct and accosting a child for immoral purposes in two other cases.

The latest charge accuses Boyd of forcing a then 16-year-old girl to have sex in 2006 at Fraser High School, where he was a substitute teacher and track coach.

Defense lawyer Todd Flood says Boyd is not guilty.

Boyd was being held at the Macomb County Jail and his bond was increased from $300,000 to $400,000 on Wednesday.

Boyd played for the Lions in 1997 and 1998.


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