TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The starting quarterback for Florida State has been dismissed from the team, according to reports.
The Tallahassee Democrat reports that Deondre Francois was dismissed after his girlfriend posted a video on Instagram Saturday night alleging abuse.
"Last night, I informed Deondre Francois that he is no longer a member of the Florida State football program," coach Willie Taggart said in a statement released by the University. "As we build a new culture and foundation for FSU Football, we have high expectations for all of our student-athletes and we will not shy away from those high standards of conduct. We are moving forward as a program."
In the video, a woman can be heard saying "stop hitting me in my f****** face," according to the Democrat. Then a male voice is heard saying, "throw it again so I can beat your a**."
Police were called to Francois' home in January 2018 on another separate accusation of domestic violence. No arrest was made due to conflicting reports, according to the Democrat.