Virginia Tech RB jailed on assault charge

Published On: Apr 22 2013 10:09:26 AM EDT

Virginia Tech running back Michael Holmes, who was contending for a starting job for the 2013 season, was booked into the Montgomery County jail on two counts of simple assault and one count of malicious wounding, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

According to the report, Holmes was involved in a bar fight.

Virginia Tech has yet to issue a statement regarding Holmes.

Holmes rushed 70 times for 280 yards as a freshman last season, when he led all Virginia Tech running backs with four rushing touchdowns.

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