TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State has put assistant athletic director for recruiting Sherman Morris on administrative leave after he was arrested for a domestic violence incident on Aug. 29.
"We have put a football staff employee on administrative leave pending the outcome of a review of the facts in the case," an ASU athletics spokesman said.
Chandler Police confirmed Morris was arrested at his home on domestic violence related charges. The official police report was still being prepared and was not immediately available.
CBSSports.com, citing the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, said Morris was arrested on charges of felony aggravated assault-serious physical injury and felony domestic violence-impeded breathing.
ASU hired Morris this offseason after he spent six seasons at LSU as director of player personnel. Since his hiring Morris has spearheaded a number of major recruiting initiatives. At LSU, Morris was credited with helping football coach Les Miles land recruiting classes...