Texas Coach Chris Beard Charged With Assaulting Family Member

By Aashirwad

December, 12

Police in Austin have confirmed that Texas Longhorns coach Chris Beard has been arrested for assaulting a family member. 

KVUE investigative reporter Tony Plohetski tweeted that the incident occurred early Monday morning. 

Police had received a “hotshot” call about the incident. A hotschot call means that the incident is in progress and someone is in danger. 

He is in our custody,” Kristen Dark, senior public information officer for Travis County Sheriff’s Office told ESPN.

Chris Beard has been charged with a third-degree felony charge of assault on a family or household member 

The University of Texas released a statement on the matter, saying that they are continuing to gather details on the incident. 

Beard took the job as the 25th head coach in Longhorns history in April 2021. 

This season, the Beard-led Longhorns are off to a hot 7-1 start and were ranked No.2 in the latest AP poll.