Florida suspends Harris after sexual assault allegation

Gainesville, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – University of Florida quarterback Treon
Harris has been suspended from all team activities after being accused of
sexual assault.

According to the release from the university, Harris is accused of sexually
assaulting a female student early Sunday morning in a residence hall on

“We have no tolerance for sexual assault on our campus,” UF President Bernie
Machen said. “The university is committed to providing a safe and inclusive
environment for every member of the UF community. We must strive to protect
all of our students from sexual harassment and assault, and do everything in
our power to promote a safe learning environment.”

The University of Florida Police Department is investigating the incident, and
UFPD has brought in the Gainesville Police Department to assist with
collection and analysis of forensic evidence.

Harris led Florida to a 10-9 win over Tennessee this past weekend. He entered
in the third quarter, replacing starter Jeff Driskel, who had thrown for only
59 yards to go along with three interceptions.

Harris completed 2-of-4 passes for 17 yards. He also ran for 24 yards and
guided the Gators on a pair of scoring drives to improve to 3-1 this season.