by Christopher Whitten
edited by Chelsea Boozer
The Daily Helmsman
Although University of Memphis football player Derek Howard was suspended after his arrest for assault in January, the defensive back never missed a scheduled team workout, practice or scrimmage. His appeal of the suspension, through a policy for athletes arrested for a crime, was granted.
“It is not about whether or not he was guilty, but rather is a process much more designed to decide what is in the best interest of The University and the student,” said University Counsel Sherri...