Ducks Troy Hill suspended; faces menacing, criminal mischief charges

Ducks Troy Hill suspended; faces menacing, criminal mischief charges
Troy Hill. Booking photo from Lane County.

EUGENE, Ore. – Mark Helfrich, the head football coach of the Oregon Ducks football team, said he has suspended cornerback Troy Hill indefinitely.

According to Lane County Circuit Court, Hill has been arrested and charged with menacing and second-degree criminal mischief.

It is not clear at this time what led to his arrest or when.   

"We are aware of the incident and charges involving Troy Hill and he is suspended indefinitely from all football-related activities," Helfrich said in a statement released by school's athletics department. "We expect every member of our program to hold themselves to a high standard of conduct and to represent this University with class, pride and integrity. We will wait until the legal process has concluded before making any final determination of Troy Hill's status."

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.