COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Former Missouri running back Derrick Washington faces two trials
within the next month on the charges that led to his dismissal from
Washington is set to go on trial March 30 trial on misdemeanor
domestic violence charges and April 6 on a charge of felony sex
assault. He has pleaded not guilty.
The one-time Tiger captain is accused of entering the closed
bedroom of a former Missouri tutor while visiting her roommate last
June and sexually assaulting the woman in her sleep.
Washington was later charged with two counts of domestic assault
after an ex-girlfriend said he hit her in the face five to 10 times
and choked her during an argument.
He was kicked off the team days before the start of the 2010