Ellison suspended from IU, permanently dismissed from team
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Morgan Ellison has been suspended for 2 1/2 years from Indiana University in a sexual assault case, dismissing him permanently from the football team.
The university announced the suspension Friday, saying the ban from all university-related activities resulted in the running back’s permanent dismissal from the team.
Two weeks ago, a university panel said it determined Ellison sexually assaulted a female student. Ellison has not been charged with a crime.
Ellison led the Hoosiers in rushing last season as a freshman. He was suspended indefinitely before the opener this year.
IU issued this statement regarding Ellison’s dismissal:
Effective today, October 19, 2018, sophomore Morgan Ellison has been suspended for two and one half years from Indiana University, dismissing him from all university-related activities and resulting in his permanent dismissal from the football team.