- Associated Press - Monday, February 9, 2015

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Former Tennessee defensive back Riyahd Jones has been named as a suspect in an ongoing rape investigation in which no charges have been filed.

Knoxville Police Department spokesman Darrell DeBusk said Monday that an investigator responded Thursday to a report of a rape from earlier that day. Jones was listed as a suspect in an incident report, but there’s been no charge or arrest. The (Maryville) Daily Times first reported the investigation.

Jones announced via Twitter on Feb. 2 that he was transferring. He didn’t play any games for Tennessee in 2014.

This report comes less than three months after Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson and defensive back Michael Williams were named as suspects in a different rape investigation. Both were suspended from the team. Neither has been charged or arrested. Johnson has since graduated and completed his eligibility.


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