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Courtesy Iowa State Athletics
Courtesy Iowa State Athletics

AMES, Iowa – A defensive lineman for the Iowa State Cyclones was arrested Friday night in Ames.

According to police records, Devlyn Cousin was arrested at 11:44 p.m. Friday. He was charged with simple domestic violence and obstruction of emergency communication.

Geoff Huff, Ames Police Department, says that during the call they only heard a women crying and a man’s voice before the call was disconnected. Office then responded to the call.

After interviewing Cousins and the woman, police say that  it was determined that he pushed her to the ground.

He has been released from the Story County Jail.

Iowa State football coach Paul Rhoads released a statement about the charges this morning.

“We are aware of the charges filed against Devlyn and we take them very seriously. The allegations brought against Devlyn are not consistent with the expectations of our program. Devlyn is currently suspended indefinitely under the Iowa State student-athlete discipline policy as we gather more information.”

Cousin played in nine games, totaling 12 tackles. He started the first two games.