Sep 21, 2013; Austin, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns wide receiver Kendall Sanders (2) rushes against Kansas State Wildcats linebacker Charmeachealle Moore (52) during the fourth quarter of a football game at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. The Longhorns won 31-21. Mandatory Credit: Jim Cowsert-USA TODAY Sports

Longhorn Headlines: Sanders, Meander Investigated

Headlines and happenings from around Longhorn Nation. Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander have been charged with sexual assault. The results of the police investigation do not bode well for the players.

University of Texas Police conducted a month-long investigation on Sanders and Meander, eventually coming to a conclusion that led to both players being arrested and charged.

According to a report from the Austin American-Statesman, two Texas Longhorn football players have been charged with sexual assault, stemming from an incident that happened on June 21. The report states that wide receiver Kendall Sanders and redshirt freshman Montrel Meander are the two players facing the charges.

Reaction across the internet to the charges against Sanders and Meander.

Burnt Orange Nation

The Texas Longhorns will most likely be without junior wide receiver Kendall Sanders and freshman wide receiver Montrel Meander for an extended period of time after both were charged with sexual assault, a second-degree felony, according to the Austin American-Statesman and Horns247.

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Texas wide receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander are facing second-degree felony charges for sexual assault after an incident reported to police the morning of June 21.

All eyes are on Charlie Strong and how he handles Sanders and Meander. Both violated the core values he expects his players to abide by.

Texas coach Charlie Strong, whose five core values for the program include treating women with respect, released a statement saying he has suspended Sanders and Meander from the program indefinitely. Sanders and Meander are no longer listed on the team’s online roster and have been kicked out of their dorm rooms. Texas opens preseason practices Aug. 4.

In other news, the Texas athletic department made need to add spell check to its computers.

In the meantime the Texas athletic department released their media guide and it had one notable mistake, that they misspelled Texas on the footnote of some pages.

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