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Baylor suspends DB Travon Blanchard following domestic violence accusation

Baylor suspends DB Travon Blanchard following domestic violence accusation
Published On: Wed, Mar 01
Sep 17, 2016; Blacksburg, VA, USA; Virginia Tech Hokies running back Travon McMillian (34) scores a touchdown during the third quarter against the Boston College Eagles at Lane Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Baylor defensive back Travon Blanchard has been suspended indefinitely pending an investigation into domestic violence accusations against him.

Waco, Texas, television station KWTX obtained an affidavit that called for a protective order issued against Blanchard and filed Feb. 4. The order, issued by a McClennan County judge, says Blanchard engaged in multiple acts of violence against a woman with whom he had a relationship and that there is a "threat of family violence in the future."

"Immediately upon notification on Feb. 7, the appropriate campus student-conduct process was initiated and Blanchard was suspended indefinitely from all team related activities, pending the outcome of the investigation," Baylor director of athletic communications David Kaye said in a statement issued Tuesday.

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