Former USC Lineman Arrested In Domestic Violence Case

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A former USC lineman was arrested Friday on suspicion of felony domestic violence, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Derek Simmons was a reserve lineman for the Trojans; he completed his eligibility in 2010.

Police say Simmons was arrested Friday afternoon when officers were called to the 700 block of South Carondelet Street.

Simmons allegedly punched a woman.

He was booked Friday and was being held on $50,000 bail.

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