USC Football Player Osa Masina Charged With Rape in Utah

USC Football Player Osa Masina

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah prosecutors have documented assault charges against a University of Southern California football player who is likewise under scrutiny for an asserted California rape including the same casualty.

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Charging records say Utah powers blame Osa Masina for sexually striking a lady July 25 who was passed out in a Salt Lake City suburb.

Masina is accused of one check of assault and two tallies of persuasive homosexuality.

Masina's lawyer Greg Skordas did not promptly give back a phone message Thursday looking for input on the charges.

Court records show Masina and colleague Don Hill are likewise under scrutiny for an affirmed rape July 14 at an off-grounds flat in California.

USC suspended Masina and Hill on Tuesday.

The 19-year-old Masina is an Utah local who played at Brighton High School.