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Lewan To Be Arraigned In Assault Case

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TEMPE, AZ - DECEMBER 28:  Offensive linesman Taylor Lewan #77 of the Michigan Wolverines on the sidelines during the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl against the Kansas State Wildcats at Sun Devil Stadium on December 28, 2013 in Tempe, Arizona. The Wildcats defeated the Wolverines 31-14.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

TEMPE, AZ – DECEMBER 28: Offensive linesman Taylor Lewan #77 of the Michigan Wolverines on the sidelines during the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl against the Kansas State Wildcats at Sun Devil Stadium on December 28, 2013 in Tempe, Arizona. The Wildcats defeated the Wolverines 31-14. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Tennessee Titans’ first-round draft pick Taylor Lewan faces a court hearing in a Michigan assault case.

The former Michigan offensive tackle is to be arraigned Monday in Ann Arbor District Court. The 6-foot-7, 309-pound Lewan is charged with three assault counts stemming from a confrontation with two Ohio State fans after the Buckeyes beat the Wolverines last fall.

Lewan was asked about the Dec. 1 incident during a news conference at the NFL’s scouting combine. He said he “wasn’t in any fight” and “was actually breaking something up.”

Defense attorney John Shea says his client’s “position is well-known from earlier comments.”

The 22-year-old Lewan is charged with one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault and battery.

The Titans selected him with the 11th overall pick.

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