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Mount Union quarterback arrested on warrant out of Florida

Posted at 11:22 AM, Nov 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-17 16:48:51-05

The starting quarterback for University of Mount Union was arrested during a traffic stop Wednesday for an active warrant out of Florida, according to the Stark County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities did not give specifics regarding the charges other than to say the warrant involved an incident relating to assault out of Florida. 

D'Angelo Fulford, 20, was pulled over for a traffic stop around 1:30 p.m. on the 10000 block of Louisville Street in Washington Township near Alliance.

Fulford was transported to Stark County Jail and released after posting a $5,000 bond, authorities said. According to deputies, Fulford is expected to appear in court back to Florida. 

Mount Union, the number two ranked team in the country for Division III college football, is scheduled to play Washington and Lee on Nov. 18.  Fulford was scheduled to play in Saturday's game.

According to Mount Union's website, Fulford is an exercise major is from Miramar, Florida.

Mount Union released the following statement regarding Fulford:

The University has been made aware of the legal matter involving D’Angelo Fulford, which stems from an alleged incident dating back to the summer of 2015, when he was a high school senior in Miramar, Florida. While this matter makes its way through the legal process, his status as an enrolled student and member of the football team remains unchanged.