Former University of Minnesota and current Atlanta Falcons DL Ra’Shede Hageman is reportedly facing three misdemeanor charges, including battery family violence, interfering with a 911 call and cruelty to children in the third degree.
Falcons coach Dan Quinn told reporters Monday that the team notified the NFL of Hageman’s arrest in March and that the two sides have been in contact since then.
The charges, filed in DeKalb County (Ga.), were first reported Monday by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter. Per USA Today, Hageman was arrested March 21, then charged days later for interfering with an attempted 911 call. The case remains open, court records show.
Hageman was inactive for the Falcons’ season-opening loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Hageman, Atlanta’s second-round pick in 2014, has 29 tackles in 32 career games (11 starts).
Hageman was a first-team All-Big Ten selection and third-team All-American for the Gophers in 2013, making 38 tackles, including 13 for loss, with two sacks.