UM player accused of punching Buckeye fan

UM player accused of punching Buckeye fan


ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – Former Michigan offensive lineman Taylor Lewan punched an Ohio State fan, according to his ex-girlfriend and an alleged victim.

The top draft pick of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans, Lewan draft pick was charged with one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault and battery after a confrontation with two Ohio State fans after the Buckeyes beat the Wolverines last season. Lewan, 22, has said he breaking up a dispute and wasn’t involved in a fight.

According to a 36-page Ann Arbor police report obtained Thursday by The Associated Press, James Hughes says Lewan hit him in the face and Alex Dileo, whose brother, Drew, was a teammate of Lewan’s, says, “Taylor is lying” about his actions on Dec. 1.

An attorney for Lewan did not immediately return a telephone message.

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