USC wide receiver Bru McCoy has been removed from team activities stemming from an arrest last month. On July 24, McCoy was arrested and charged with “intimate partner violence with injury,” per a report from

McCoy was released from jail on a bond of $50,000 and is due back in court on Nov. 24, per the report. USC provided a statement to in which the school revealed that McCoy had been temporarily suspended from team activities.

“USC does not condone violence of any kind,” the USC athletic department said in a statement. “We are aware of the situation, and USC’s Office for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX is reviewing it. Because of federal student privacy laws, we are unable to share additional information at this time.

“The student-athlete has been temporarily removed from team activities.”

The charge that McCoy faces is a felony offense, and it could carry a stiff penalty. The punishment for intimate partner violence with injury is a fine of up to $6,000 and/or up to four years in prison.

Due to the severity of the charge against McCoy, believes it is “unlikely” that the receiver suits up for the Trojans in the 2021 season. Last fall, McCoy played in six games for USC while racking up 21 catches for 236 yards and two touchdowns.

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McCoy was a five-star recruit and the No. 9 player nationally in the 2019 signing class, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings. After initially enrolling at Texas, McCoy quickly changed his mind and decided to become a Trojan. The wideout was forced to miss his true freshman season at USC due to an illness but was able to regain his health in time for 2020.

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