Texas Safety Christian Scott Reinstated With Three-game Suspension After Arrest

Texas safety Christian Scott was arrested for assault on Monday afternoon. Head coach Mack Brown suspended the senior defensive back, who started 10 games last year, indefinitely.

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Christian Scott Reinstated To Texas Football After Misdemeanor Assault

Texas safety Christian Scott has been reinstated to the Longhorns after pleading no contest to misdemeanor assault, according to the AP. Scott was arrested earlier this month after losing his cool when his car was repossessed. He was suspended indefinitely from the team Aug. 8.

Scott wasn't able to practice during the suspension, and won't be allowed to play in the Longhorns first three games. He is eligible to return Oct. 1 against Big 12 foe Iowa State.

"We're disappointed any time one of our players makes a poor decision, and Christian understands he made a mistake," (UT head coach Mack) Brown said. "He has taken responsibility, is accepting the consequences of his actions and has returned to the team."    

Scott was sentenced to 40 hours of community service and two years' deferred adjudication. He was facing Class A misdemeanor charges, which carry up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine.

For more on the Longhorns, visit Burnt Orange Nation.

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Christian Scott's Arrest For Assault Stemmed Attempted Repossession

On Monday afternoon, Texas safety Christian Scott was arrested on the mysterious charge of "assault with bodily harm," with no further details available. Head coach Mack Brown suspended Scott indefinitely, expressing disappointment in his mistakes a short time after work broke. But what did Scott do to end up behind bars and suspended from the Texas football program?

The Austin Statesman got its hands on the arrest warrant and the details involve a failed repossession and an alleged assault of a woman.

Scott, whom Doyle said she recognized from a previous repossession of Scott's Cadillac last year, got out of the Mustang and began yelling profanities at her, according to the report. Doyle told police that Scott pulled her from the Cadillac and threw her to the ground.

Scott then fled in the Cadillac, according to the affidavit. He was arrested at a nearby gas station.

Being "recognized from a previous repossession" is never a good thing. Scott is still suspended from all activities as the Longhorns prepare for their 2011 campaign.

For more on the Longhorns, head over to SB Nation's Burnt Orange Nation.

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Texas Safety Christian Scott Arrested, Suspended Indefinitely

Texas safety Christian Scott was arrested for assault on Monday afternoon. Head coach Mack Brown suspended the senior defensive back, who started 10 games last year, indefinitely.

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