A story broke on WFAA Tuesday morning, reporting that Trevone Boykin had allegedly assaulted his girlfriend, Shabrika Bailey, about a week ago, choking her and breaking her jaw.
Boykin has since been released from the Seattle Seahawks, who signed him as an undrafted free agent back in 2016.
Boykin responded to the allegations on Tuesday afternoon. You’ll find his full statement below.
A statement from former #Seahawks QB Trevone Boykin on the incident that led to his release: “I want to be clear that the story is false.” pic.twitter.com/PnIUps9sIg— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 27, 2018
He makes a clear and firm claim of innocence, a stance commonly taken by people who have been accused of domestic violence. Now, it’s up to the courts to decide who is telling the truth: Boykin or Bailey.