Police Charge Akron Player With Attempted Murder

University of Akron basketball transfer Rydell Brooks, 20, has been arrested in Akron, OH, and charged with attempted murder (among other charges) for allegedly sprinting away from police after a traffic stop and firing shots at the officers attempting to detain him. Edward J. Davis Jr., 20, also ran from the car and was arrested.

Rydell Brooks

Brooks transferred to the University of Akron after a year at Niagara University, where he played in the 2007 NCAA Tournament. He sat out last season and would be eligible to play for the University of Akron this season, pending the outcome of the charges.

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