Antonio Alfano, former 5-star Alabama signee, arrested in Colorado
Antonio Alfano was a highly coveted 5-star defensive end in the 2019 class. He chose Alabama, but after 1 year in Tuscaloosa, he transferred to Colorado.
This past season, he released an emotional statement on Twitter about his ongoing battle with epilepsy.
Now, according to the Daily Camera, he faces 2 misdemeanor charges stemming from a Jan. 7 arrest in Broomfield:
A University of Colorado Boulder football player who isn’t currently practicing with the team is facing charges on suspicion of harassment and resisting arrest in Broomfield, according to online court records.
Though the report states that Alfano is not currently practicing with Colorado, the Buffaloes released a statement regarding the arrest:
“We are aware of the charges against Mr. Alfano, and we take such allegations very seriously,” the statement read. “The charges have been reported to our Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance in accordance with university policy for further investigation.”
Per the 247Sports composite rankings, Alfano was the No. 5 overall player in the class of 2019, the No. 1 strong-side defensive end and the No. 1 overall recruit from the state of New Jersey.