Elliott, the No. 4 overall draft pick by the Dallas Cowboys out of Ohio State, was not arrested or charged. A Columbus, Ohio, police spokesman described it as a “he said, she said” case. The case has been referred to the prosecutor’s office.
Texas’ decision to support Houston’s candidacy as a Big 12 expansion member could have political overtones, based on an Austin American-Statesman report. Regardless, the change of heart by the high-profile school will benefit the expansion process.