Former NFL player-turned-analyst Marcellus Wiley is facing serious allegations from a former Columbia student who says he attacked her in 1994
Former NFL defensive end and football analyst Marcellus Wiley has been accused of sexual assault by a former Columbia student, according to The New York Post.
According to a lawsuit filed in New York’s Supreme Court, the former schoolmate made several claims against Wiley, stating that he not only raped her multiple times but that Columbia gave Wiley favor as a star athlete and member of the football team.
In essence, she says that her claims were virtually ignored. Until now.
According to reports, the suit alleges that Wiley allegedly forced himself on her in her dorm room, and forced himself on her – ignoring her verbal objections and robbing her of her virginity. It also states that the victim suffered psychological
“[Marcellus Wiley’s] actions were intentionally designed to cause plaintiff severe emotional distress or were taken with reckless disregard of the significant and/or substantial probability of causing plaintiff severe emotional distress,” the lawsuit states.
Marcellus Wiley has not publicly addressed the allegations yet.
Wiley was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the second round of the 1997 NFL Draft. He played 10 seasons for the San Diego Chargers, Dallas Cowboys, and Jacksonville Jaguars and notched 320 combined tackles and 44 sacks in his career.
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