Michigan senior OT Taylor Lewan will be charged with three misdemeanors following an altercation last December in Ann Arbor, according to court records (first reported by The Ann Arbor News). He is scheduled to be arraigned on April 8 on one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault or assault and battery.
The incident occurred outside an Ann Arbor bar at 12:30 a.m. on Dec. 1 when two Ohio State fans claimed an unprovoked Lewan punched and attacked them only hours after Ohio State defeated Michigan. Bucknuts, an Ohio State insider website, first reported the story on Dec. 23.
When asked about the altercation at the NFL Combine, Lewan downplayed the events.
“I wasn't in any fight,” Lewan said. “I was actually breaking something up. Some guy said I slugged him.”
Lewan, who is projected to be a top-15 pick in 2014 NFL Draft, has faced some scrutiny through the draft process from both NFL teams and the media for his undisciplined attitude, on and off the field. As a fou...