Campus Corner

K-State’s Andre McDonald in jail for violating probation

Updated: 2012-08-20T16:17:23Z

By KELLIS ROBINETT

The Kansas City Star

— Kansas State tight end Andre McDonald began serving a five-day sanction in the Riley County jail Sunday for violating probation.

Manhattan city prosecutor Kassie McEntire said McDonald was convicted of a violation of the city’s dangerous dog ordinance. McDonald was on probation after being arrested last year when he was cited with domestic battery and possession of alcohol by a minor in Manhattan’s Aggieville district.

The dangerous dog ordinance is elaborate. But McEntire said McDonald’s violation stemmed from owning an aggressive dog.

McDonald is set to begin his junior season with the Wildcats. The 6-foot-8, 264-pounder came to K-State from Choctaw, Okla. In his first two seasons he caught 14 passes for 212 yards and two touchdowns. He missed K-State’s first game last season after his arrest.

A team spokesman said K-State coach Bill Snyder is aware of McDonald’s situation and will handle it internally.

Deal Saver Subscribe today!

Comments

The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

The Kansas City Star uses Facebook's commenting system. You need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment. If you have questions about commenting with your Facebook account, click here