Quintez Cephus reinstated at UW, rejoins football team

Quintez Cephus reinstated at UW, rejoins football team


>>I HAVE NO REASON TO RUN FROM
WISCONSIN. I’M JUST HERE TO CONTINUE MY
EDUCATION AND CONTINUE TO PLAY
FOOTBALL. REPORTER: QUINTEZ CEPHUS IS
OFFICIALLY BACK AS A UW STUDENT
AND BADGER FOOTBALL PLAYER AFTER
BEING CLEARED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT
ALLEGATIONS.>>I’M READY TO WIN FOOTBALL
GAMES AND START BACK GETTING MY
EDUCATION AND I EXPECT TO DO IT
AT A VERY HIGH LEVEL.>>THE UNIVERSITY ACTED
RESPONSIBLY AND RESPECTED THE
VICTIM.>>BADGER TRACK ATHLETE EMMA
HELSTROM SAYS SHE SUPPORTS THE
UNIVERSITY’S DECISION TO
REINSTATE QUINTEZ CEPHUS AS A
STUDENT.>>BUT WHEN THERE WASN’T ANY
EVIDENCE THAT SUPPORTED ANY
VIOLATIONS THEY REINSTATED HIM. I THINK THAT’S JUST. REPORTER: BROTHERS QUINN AND
OWEN BEAUPRE SAY IT’S A TOUGH
SITUATION FOR EVERYONE INVOLVED,
— INVOLVED.>>WHAT DO YOU THINK OF IT AS A
BADGER FAN?>>AS A BADGER FAN, I MEAN HE’S
A GREAT PLAYER. SO, I’M EXCITED TO HAVE HIM
BACK. AND IT SEEMS LIKE HE’S
DEDICATED. IF HE WANTS TO COME BACK IT’S
GOING TO BE TOUGH FOR HIM
OBVIOUSLY.>>THERE’S A LOT OF PEOPLE
INVOLVED IN ALL OF THAT AND
IF EVERYONE IS SAYING HE’S NOT
GUILTY, THEN I GUESS HE SHOULD
BE ABLE TO COME BACK AND PLAY
AND GET AN EDUCATION AT A GREAT UNIVERSITY. RIGHT?>>HOPEFULLY I HAVE A CLEAR
ENOUGH MIND TO GET BACK TO BEING
ON THE ACADEMIC BIG-TEN TEAM. AND MAKING GOOD GRADES. AND PERFORMING ON THE FIELD. REPORTER: CEPHUS SAYS HE EXPECTS
TO BE BACK IN THE CLASSROOM IN
THE COMING DAYS. IN MADISON, TERRY SATER, WISN 12
NEWS. JOYCE: UW MADISION ISSUED A
STATEMENT TODAY THAT SAYS IN
PART SANCTIONS FOR QUINTEZ
CEPHUS HAVE BEEN REDUCED AND HIS
EXPULSION LIFTED. THERE WERE FINDINGS OF
RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT
NON-ACADEMIC MISCONDUCT CODE
THAT WERE UPHELD. CEPHUS’ ATTORNEY SAYS THE SCHOOL
VACATED THE SEXUAL ASSAULT
FINDINGS BUT UPHELD A SEXUAL
HARASSMENT VIOLATION. IT’S NOT CLEAR HOW SOON HE’LL BE
ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN
GA

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