Found August 09, 2013 on Fox Sports Tennessee:
Last month's revelation of four Vanderbilt players being dismissed from the program after reports of an alleged sexual assault took a darker turn on Friday, with the quartet being officially indicted on criminal charges. According to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, former Commodore defensive back Brandon Banks (age 19), along with wide receivers Cory Batey (age 19) and Jaborian "Tip" McKenzie (age 19) and tight end Brandon Vandenburg have been indicted on five counts of aggravated rape and four counts of sexual battery. Vandenburg, 20, has also been charged with one count of tampering with evidence and one count of illegal photography. Details of the indictments, handed down by the Davidson County Grand Jury on Friday, are under seal, but the four have been charged with raping an unconscious victim in Vandenburg's room at the Gillette House dormitory in the early morning hours of June 23, after a night of supposed partying. The event came to ligh...

Vanderbilt Football Player Who Allowed Teammates to Allegedly Rape GF Indicted

Pretty sick story we reported on back in July. A Vanderbilt football player, according to police allowed three of his teammates to rape his girlfriend while she was unconscious after a night of drinking and partying. All four were kicked off the team and now all four have been indicted by police. Safety Cory Batey, 19 of Nashville, Tenn.; defensive back Brandon Banks, 19, of Brandywine...

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Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, transfers...

Final ex-Vandy player turns himself in

Brandon Banks has turned himself into police, the fourth and final former Vanderbilt player arrested after being indicted on five counts of aggravated rape and two counts of aggravated sexual battery involving an unconscious student at a campus dormitory in June. Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron said Sunday night that the 19-year-old from Brandywine, Md., was being taken for...

Three of 4 ex-Vandy players in custody

Police have two more of the former Vanderbilt players in custody following their indictment on five counts of aggravated rape and two counts of aggravated sexual battery involving an unconscious student at a campus dormitory in June. Brandon Vandenburg, 20, of Indio, Calif., was booked into the Davidson County jail early Saturday morning, while receiver Jaborian ''Tip'...

DEVELOPING: 4 Dismissed Vandy Players Charged In June Rape

((HT: Tennessean/Haas)) Four former Vanderbilt football players (pictured right, thanks Tennesseean) have each been charged with five counts of aggravated rape and two counts of aggravated sexual battery. Brandon Vandenburg from California- was one of the biggest 2013 recruitsBrandon Eric Banks from Maryland JaBorian “Tip” McKenzie from Mississippi and Cory Batey of...
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