Former Vanderbilt Safety Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison

Former Vanderbilt football player, Cory Batey, was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison after being convicted for participating in a gang rape of an unconscious female student. The victim of the case said her “life has been shattered as a result of the rape,” according to ESPN. The former neuroscience and economics major was assaulted in a dorm on Vanderbilt’s campus in June...
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July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Vanderbilt Football Player Sentenced To 15 Years For Raping Unconscious Student

Former Vanderbilt football player Cory Batey has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for raping an unconscious female student in a dorm.  Batey, 22, assaulted the female student in a dorm on the Nashville campus in June 2013.  Judge Monte Watkins called the case “one of the saddest” he’s ever encountered.  From The Tennesseean: “It will never be possible for anyone to...
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July 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Vanderbilt player Cory Batey guilty of aggravated rape

Former Vanderbilt Commodores football player Cory Batey was found guilty of aggravated rape on Friday night. After deliberation, it was determined that Batey will be facing a 15-25 year sentence. Batey’s sentencing will take place on May 20. In total, Batey was found guilty of aggravated rape, two counts of aggravated sexual battery, aggravated sexual battery, facilitation of...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Vanderbilt football player found guilty of rape

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A former Vanderbilt football player has been found guilty of raping an unconscious student in a dorm. It took less than three hours for the jury of nine men and three women to find Cory Batey guilty of aggravated rape, two counts of attempted aggravated rape, facilitation of aggravated rape and three counts of aggravated sexual battery. Batey, a 22-year...
Via Associated Press
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Vanderbilt players convicted in rape case could be released

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Two former Vanderbilt football players convicted in January of raping a fellow student could be out of jail as early as Wednesday afternoon. Nashville Criminal Court Judge Monte Watkins reinstated bail for Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey on Wednesday. The move came a day after Watkins declared a mistrial because the jury foreman failed to disclose that he was...
Via Associated Press
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Vanderbilt players awarded mistrial for rape case

Brandon Vanderburg and Cory Batey, formerly football players for Vanderbilt charged with rape, have been granted a mistrial Tuesday afternoon, according to The Tennessean. Nashville Criminal Court Judge Monte Wilkins was obligated to give a mistrial to the former players due to a jury serving not admitting he had been the victim of a statutory rape case a decade and a half ago. The...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Vanderbilt players convicted in rape might get new trial

In a strange turn of events, two former Vanderbilt football players who were convicted in January on multiple counts of rape and sexual battery might get a new trial.Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey, both 21, are currently jailed due to their convictions in a case that involved a woman being sexually assaulted while unconscious during June 2013.According to the Associated Press...
Via FOX Sports
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Two Former Vanderbilt Football Players Guilty of Rape

On July 1, 2011, Cory Batey, a rising senior football player at Nashville's Ensworth High School committed to Vanderbilt University live on our 3HL radio show. Batey was one of three commits that day for new coach James Franklin's first full recruiting class at Vandy. Batey, a three star recruit with offers from Kentucky and Minnesota, joined Brian Kimbrow and Caleb Azubike, who...
Via FOX Sports
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Two former Vanderbilt players convicted of rape

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A jury has convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players of raping a former student inside a dorm room. The jury deliberated for about three hours before finding Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey guilty. They face decades in prison. Prosecutors say Vandenburg brought an unconscious 21-year-old woman he had been seeing back to his dorm room after a night of drinking...
Via Associated Press
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Vanderbilt player Cory Batey takes stand in rape case

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A former Vanderbilt football player being tried for rape is testifying on his own behalf. Cory Batey took the stand Monday morning. Batey was a 19-year-old who had just come out of his freshman year when he was charged, along with three of his teammates, with raping an unconscious student in a dorm on the Nashville campus in June 2013. Batey and Brandon Vandenburg...
Via Associated Press
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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