Former TCU athletes arrested Monday outside Dallas nightclub

Former TCU football players Jerry Hughes, Stephen Hodge and Cory Grant were arrested Monday morning for public intoxication, according to Dallas police officials.

According to police, the three were taken into custody around 2:30 a.m. after a disturbance at The Vault nightclub in downtown Dallas. Police officials told TCU 360 more details would be released later Tuesday.

Hughes, who currently plays for the Indianapolis Colts in the NFL, was a standout defensive end for the Frogs. Hughes was a two-time consensus All-American and was the recipient of the Ted Hendricks Award and Lott Trophy, according to his profile on

Hodge, a safety who was a 2008 preseason all-American, was drafted by the Cowboys in 2009. He was released last year without ever playing for the team.

Grant started every game for the Frogs at defensive tackle in the 2010 season, and was a member of the All-Mountain West Conference team, according to his profile. Grant was not drafted by an NFL team.

White denies assault allegations in statement

Former Horned Frog and current Cincinatti Bengal Marvin White released a statement to in which he denied threatening workers at his child's daycare center. White was arrested on Thursday on count of simple assault and disturbing the peace.

According to the website, White’s agent, Kevin Conner released the following statement on White’s behalf.

“I would like to sincerely apologize for the recent unfortunate situation.  I have never been arrested during my career in the NFL.  I didn’t make any threats while I was present at my children’s daycare.  I have been there on numerous occasions and several autographed photos of myself with my kids are present.  In addition, I have been invited by management to engage kids and parents through positive interaction and school activities.  I am looking forward to putting this situation behind me.”

White played for two seasons at TCU after transferring from Kilgore Junior College, according to his profile on He was drafted in 2007 in the fourth round by the Bengals.