Brandon Davies Suspended for Violating BYU Honor Code
His transgression: premarital sex.
The Utah-based school, operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, recently suspended Davies from tho No. 3 ranked squad, according to the Salt Lake Tribune,
Davies, 19, has been dismissed from the team for the rest of the season, but has been allowed to remain in school while the situation is under review by the Honor Code Office.
Davies was "extremely remorseful [and] heartbroken," the newspaper reports from a source.
Cougars teammate Jimmer Fredette says Davies "told us everything. He told us he was sorry and that he let us down. We just held our heads high and told him it was okay, that it is life, and you make mistakes, and you just got to play through it."
The school's honor code, which requires students to "live a chaste and virtuous life," also says that they must abstain from alcoholic beverages, tobacco, tea, coffee and substance abuse.
Please note: Comments have been suspended temporarily as we explore better ways to serve you. Your opinion is important to us; you can find current discussions at facebook.com/peoplemag.
On Newsstands Now
- Kim's Delivery Room Drama!
- Katie: A Year After Split
- Princess Kate: Palace's Baby Plan Revealed
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine