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University of Miami linebackers Alex Figueroa and Jawand Blue were dismissed from the team on Tuesday in response to sexual battery charges.
According to a Coral Gables, Fla., Police report, Figueroa and Blue brought a 17-year old female back to a dorm room early on July 5 after the victim was given a "substance" that left her "mentally or physically incapacitated."
Each is charged with sexual battery on a physically helpless victim, and Figueroa is also charged with possessing a stolen or forged driver's license.
After Figueroa and Blue came into the police station on Tuesday, they admitted to performing sexual acts on the victim without her consent, according to the police report.
Blue and Figueroa were jailed in lieu of $10,000 bail each and, if released, they will be banned from the Miami campus. The Coral Gables police report said the victim first reported the assault to university police, which turned to the Coral Gables department to investigate.
Both players' names were removed from Miami's official 2014 roster on the school's athletics website by Tuesday afternoon.
"Earlier today, I permanently dismissed Jawand Blue and Alexander Figueroa from the UM football team," Miami athletic director Blake James said in a statement. "The University has also suspended the students from school and barred them from all campus facilities while the University conducts an internal investigation and continues to cooperate with local law enforcement. Any allegation of a sexual assault is extremetly serious, and the University will not tolerate conduct that threatens the sanctity and safety of our students and our campus. We hold all of our students -- especially the student athletes -- to the highest standards of a moral conduct.
"The University is committed to maintaining a safe campus environment for all."
University President Donna Shalala issued a statement and said she had spoken with the victim, a Miami student who was not identified.
"We have zero tolerance for sexual assault and gender-based violence," Shalala said. "There is no confusion about our responsibility as a university: we will fully and compassionately support the victim of sexual assault."
Tuesday's strong reaction by University of Miami officials comes as the U.S. Education Department conducts a civil rights probe into whether Florida State adequately investigated sexual assault allegations last year against one of its football players, quarterback Jameis Winston. The Florida State investigation resulted in no criminal charges against Winston, who won the Heisman Trophy while leading the Seminoles to the national championship.
Figueroa appeared in nine games for the Hurricanes last season; Blue played in two games.