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Former Rutgers football player arrested on attempted murder charge

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A former football player for Rutgers University has been arrested in Nashville, Tennessee on an attempted murder charge.

According to police, Nadir Barnwell fractured a woman's skull early Tuesday morning in a drunken attack.

The arrest comes a day after the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office released video of a 2015 street brawl involving Barnwell, as well as other players.

MORE: Prosecutors release video of 2015 Rutgers football team brawl

Barnwell was put into a pretrial intervention program for the assault, allowing him to clear his criminal record.

Barnwell transferred to Tennessee Tech following the 2015 fight.

He graduated from there Saturday.

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