Rutgers’ Leonte Carroo’s charges expected to be dropped

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights were hoping to get a huge season from talented wide receiver Leonte Carroo, but he was suspended immediately when assault charges were thrown at him.

According to a report from Ryan Dunleavy, the charges against Carroo are expected to be dropped and he could rejoin the football program immediately.

DEVELOPING: Restraining order vs. Leonte Carroo thrown out. Simple assault charge expected dismissal later today. #CHOPNation #RFootball

— Ryan Dunleavy (@rydunleavy) October 6, 2015

While being reinstated to the football program immediately is a possibility, there is also the chance that he will have to wait to rejoin his team. More than likely, Carroo will be back at some point in the next few weeks to help Rutgers try to compete with their Big Ten schedule getting underway.

Before the suspension came down on Carroo, he was able to play in the first two games of the season. He caught seven passes for 181 yards and three touchdowns. Those numbers show just how talented he is capable of being, but issues away from football have ruined quite a few careers before.

Last season with the Scarlet Knights, Carroo caught 55 passes for 1,086 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Now that Carroo is in his senior season, there is no question that he wants to get on the field and prove his full potential. A potential trip to the NFL would be on the line if he is able to make his way onto the field for the Scarlet Knights.

They would be foolish to leave him out of the lineup, but only time will tell what will happen with this situation moving forward.

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