Update 2:53PM: Per University release, Aldreakis has been reinstated to the football team. He will return to full team activities today, and will be able to compete in Liberty’s 3rd football game of the season, against Morgan State on September 14th.
Update 1:32PM: Allen’s case just ended. He was found guilty of a class one misdemeanor for assault and battery and not guilty of robbery. He was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and financial restitution. Community service must be completed within 6 months, and restitution in a year. He got 12 months jail time, but all 12 months were suspended.
Aldreakis Allen’s trial resumes today. Allen has been charged with one count each of attempted robbery and malicious wounding. Allen was suspended by head football coach Turner Gill on April 2 following the charges from an incident on March 3, 2013.
Allen led the Flames last year in rushing with 1,019 yards and 10 rushing touchdowns. The rising senior was set to be the offensive leader for Liberty’s 2013 campaign. Allen was dismissed from the program in July of 2010. After a year away from the team, former Liberty head coach Danny Rocco brought Allen back to the team in 2011.
Be sure to stay tuned to LibertyFlamesNation.com for all the latest updates in Allen’s case.