Tom Murphy is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of Louisiana Tech University, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 football poll. Murphy was the 2017 Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year.
Ex-Razorback McClure arrested
Arkansas linebacker D'Vone McClure runs onto the field for a practice Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Fayetteville.
Former University of Arkansas linebacker D’Vone McClure was arrested in Elkins on Sunday and charged on allegations of third degree assault on a family member, third degree endangering the welfare of a minor and interference with emergency communications.
McClure, whose home address is listed in Elkins, was brought to the Washington County Detention Center at 3:37 a.m. on Sunday and released on $3,140 bond Sunday afternoon. He faces a hearing in Elkins District Court on Feb. 25.
A spokesman for the Elkins Police Department said Monday afternoon that an investigation into the incident was still ongoing and a police report was not yet available.
McClure, a former outfielder in the Cleveland Indians organization, stepped away from the football program in October after notching 11 tackles in six games.
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