By BETH RUCKER
AP Sports Writer
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A judge has dismissed a misdemeanor
resisting arrest charge against Tennessee freshman wide receiver
Da'Rick Rogers, who was among those arrested after a massive
offseason bar brawl.
Prosecutors also agreed Tuesday to dismiss a misdemeanor charge
of disorderly conduct if the Calhoun, Ga., native performs 16 hours
of community service and pays court costs. A hearing on the charge
has been moved to Oct. 27.
Defense attorney Don Bosch says by performing the community
service, Rogers isn't admitting guilt. Instead, he wants to prevent
teammates who witnessed his July 9 arrest from having to testify at
Volunteers coach Derek Dooley did not suspend Rogers following
the incident. One other team member was dismissed and two were
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