Lorenzo Hernandez a defensive lineman at WKU, was arrested after an assault investigation led police to believe that Hernandez hurt a female via strangulation.
Hernandez, 23, was arrested and charged with first-degree strangulation, fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) minor injury and intimidating a participant in the legal process.
The 6-1, 270 pounder is a grad transfer with one year of eligibility remaining landed at Western Kentucky and is already in the news.
Hernandez transferred from Monmouth where he was a force on their defensive line. Hernandez was suspended from the team Indefinitely.