Former Troy football player sues ex-teammate, coaches
TROY, Ala. (AP) – A former Troy University football player has filed a lawsuit saying he was a victim of abuse by a onetime teammate that included sexual assault with a pool cue.
The onetime player filed suit against another player and three others in federal court in Montgomery on July 25.
The lawsuit alleges Title IX violations, sexual harassment, discrimination, negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The player is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
A lawyer for the player named in the suit and a Troy spokesman denied the allegations and said they’ll fight the lawsuit.
The Associated Press is not naming the player who sued because it typically doesn’t name alleged victims of sexual assault.
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8/23/2022 2:05:11 PM (GMT -5:00)