Tennessee wide receiver Von Pearson reinstated to team

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee has reinstated wide receiver Von Pearson to the team, two days after prosecutors declined to file criminal charges against him in connection with a rape investigation. Tennessee announced on the football team's official Twitter account Friday that Pearson had been reinstated. Pearson's lawyer, Chris Coffey, said in a statement that "Mr. Pearson is gratified...
Via Associated Press
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee reinstates WR Von Pearson: Offense now fully loaded

The Tennessee Volunteers will be getting back a key member of their offense as the team announced they would be reinstating senior receiver Von Pearson Friday. Pearson's return to the team seemed inevitable following Wednesday's news that no charges would be coming in an alleged sexual assault claim against the Volunteers' receiver in April of this year. The football team could...
Via FOX Sports
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee reinstates WR Von Pearson

Tennessee has reinstated star wide receiver Von Pearson to the football team just days after it was announced that he would not face charges following allegations of rape. The Volunteers football program announced the decision on its personal Twitter page. Von Pearson has been reinstated to the football team. — Tennessee Football (@Vol_Football) August 7, 2015 A senior, Pearson...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: DA not pursuing charges against Tennessee WR Von Pearson

The Tennessee Volunteers receiving corp could be gaining back a member of their unit as senior Von Pearson will not be charged following an accusation of sexual assault in April, according to Volquest. Despite the fact that local authorities will not be pursuing charges, Pearson is not cleared to return to the football program just yet. Pearson is currently barred from enrolling...
Via FOX Sports
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Vols’ Von Pearson won’t face charges on rape allegation

Tennessee Volunteers wide receiver Von Pearson will not face charges after being accused of rape, according to Knox County DA Charme Allen. In a statement to the press, which was reported by Wes Rucker of 247 Sports, Allen explained the decision not to pursue charges against Pearson. “On the morning of April 24, 2015, the Knoxville Police Department opened an investigation into...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football: No criminal charges for Von Pearson

Back in late spring, the Tennessee Volunteers football program suffered a monumental blow. Junior wide receiver, Von Pearson, was implicated in a rape case investigation, which was conducted by the Knoxville police department. There was an incident that occurred near the University of Tennessee campus, in the month of April. The allegations sent shockwaves throughout the Volunteers...
Via isportsweb.com
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Vols begin final summer session down suspended WR/incoming DT

The Tennessee Volunteers begins their second summer session this week and will apparently be without suspended senior receiver Von Pearson and incoming defensive tackle enrollee Quay Picou, according to Go Vols Xtra.The absences of both players doesn't come as a surprise, as Pearson has been suspended since April when he was named as an alleged suspect in a rape case, while Picou...
Via FOX Sports
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee WR Von Pearson Suspect in Alleged Rape

The Knoxville News-Sentinel is reporting that Tennessee Volunteers junior wide receiver Von Pearson has been identified as a suspect in an alleged rape that was reported early this morning, per the Knoxville PD. The incident allegedly took place at a university apartment. This is the second time in less than a year that the program has been involved in a rape investigation, with...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Knoxville Police Department Identifies Tennessee WR Von Pearson As Suspect In Alleged Rape

Tennessee wide receiver Von Pearson has been named a suspect in an alleged rape, according to the Knoxville Police Department.  Pearson, 23, was identified by the victim, according to officers.  Here’s the Knoxville Police Department’s statement:  On April 24th, 2015 at 6:00am, the Knoxville Police Department was alerted to an alleged rape which reportedly occurred at University...
Via College Spun
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Vols coach says ankle will hold WR Pearson out vs. Georgia

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee coach Butch Jones says wide receiver Von Pearson won't play in the Volunteers' next game Sept. 27 at No. 13 Georgia as the junior-college transfer continues recovering from a high ankle sprain. On the "Vol Calls" radio show that aired Wednesday, Jones said Pearson wouldn't be available for the Georgia game. Jones said "right now we're really working...
Via Associated Press
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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