According to Mitchell Byars of The Boulder Daily Camera, Northwestern quarterback commit Aidan Atkinson has been arrested and is facing three charges of sexual assault, one charge of attempted sexual assault and five charges of unlawful sexual contact.

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Atkinson is 18-years-old, but was a minor when the alleged assaults took place. Since he is now an adult, his name was allowed to be published.

According to, Northwestern has declined a general request for comment. Atkinson is a 4-star QB ranked as the No. 14 pro-style quarterback in the Class of 2020.

Northwestern’s entire 2020 recruiting class can be found here. It ranks No. 32 nationally and No. 7 in the Big Ten.