Posted February 25, 2014

Report: Louisville football recruit arrested after impregnating his cousin

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Sharief Rhaheed-Muhammad recently accepted a football scholarship from the University of Louisville. (WPTV-5 West Palm Beach)

Sharieff Rhaheed-Muhammad recently accepted a football scholarship from Louisville. (WPTV-5 West Palm Beach)

Three-star Louisville football recruit Sharieff Rhaheed-Muhammad was arrested Monday on felony charges of lewd lascivious behavior after allegedly impregnating his 14-year-old cousin, according to WPTV NewsChannel 5′s Will Greenlee (via Deadspin’s Barry Petchesky).

Police reportedly obtained a warrant for a DNA sample, which proved with nearly 100 percent certainty that he was the father. The victim reportedly chose to abort the pregnancy.

From Greenlee’s report:

The teen girl’s mother told police she bought a pregnancy test and confronted her daughter in October after seeing her daughter acting strangely. The mother said her daughter began crying, saying she had had sex with Rhaheed-Muhammad.

The girl said she was 11 when Rhaheed-Muhammad began touching her inappropriately. She said when they had sex in June 2013, Rhaheed-Muhammad “did not force himself on her and that it just happened.”

Rhaheed-Muhammad plays linebacker for Fort Pierce (Fla.) Central High School

A spokesperson for Louisville told WPTV that coach Bobby Petrino had been made aware of the situation.


6 comments
Chris10
Chris10

Petrino was probably thinking about offering her a job with the athletic department 

MrArlington
MrArlington

Classic. Guy not only banged his cousin, but he got her pregnant. To top it off the cousin was only 14. Good thing for abortion.