Defensive end DeVonte’ Fields separated from university following domestic dispute


    TCU defensive end DeVonte’ Fields has been separated from the university after allegations of a domestic dispute surfaced Tuesday morning, according to a statement from the school.

    Fields is under investigation after he allegedly pointed a gun at his ex-girlfriend and yelled “I should blast you!” before punching her in the face, according to a Fort Worth Police report.

    “DeVonte’ Fields has been separated from the University pending results of an investigation into the allegations against him,” the statement reads.

    “The University does not tolerate harassment or misconduct by a student. The university discipline process will be implemented which may result in disciplinary action from the University above and beyond any legal consequences the student might face.”

    According to the report, the assault happened Sunday at around 3:45 a.m. on Lubbock Avenue, and Fields left the scene before police officers arrived.

    Haley Brown, 20, told police Fields was standing outside a bedroom window while listening to her talk with mutual friend, Kevin White.

    White, a senior cornerback, is one of Fields’ teammates on the football team.

    Brown told police Fields punched White’s bedroom window in from the outside and started yelling at her.

    According to the report, Brown said she thought Fields was holding a gun in one of his hands and said he pointed it at her before yelling.

    The report goes on to say Brown said Fields was then let into the house by White’s roommate when he continued to yell at Brown. Fields then punched her once in the face, which Brown said caused her pain.

    Brown’s right cheek was swollen and had a small cut under her eye, according to the report. Brown later told police she didn’t want to pursue charges.

    Police then recommended Brown complete a family violence packet, to which she complied.

    Fields, a pre-major, and Brown, a sports psychology major, had dated for two years before breaking up in June.

    A Fort Worth native and former Arlington Martin High School standout, Fields was attacked and robbed at his off-campus home in late January. Fields won AP Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year in 2012.

    TCU head football coach Gary Patterson told the Fort Worth-Star Telegram Fields’ next step is no longer up to Patterson.