Sophomore wide receiver Deonte Simpson was dismissed from the North Texas football team on Tuesday night shortly after he was arrested following a domestic dispute in Denton.

Simpson, 20, was charged with assault causing bodily injury to a family member. The charge is a second degree felony punishable by two to 20 years in jail and up to a $10,000 fine.

Simpson jail mug

Deonte Simpson

BRETT VITO can be reached at 940-566-6870 and via Twitter at @brettvito.

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