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By FOX SPORTS TENNESSEE STAFF  |  Last updated 8/9/13
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 light when investigato...
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