A Husker cornerback is accused of a 3rd Degree Assault on a Police Officer.
Alfonzo Dennard was arrested at Saturday morning outside a bar at 14th and O Streets in Lincoln. Officers say they witnessed Dennard hit one man and before they could break up the fight he punched another man who was trying to break it up. Police say Dennard then pushed and punched an officer in the face when they tried to make an arrest.
Dennard was taken into custody after a struggle with four officers.
Dennard was booked on several charges that include Assault on a Police Officer and resisting arrest.
The injured officer did not need medical treatment.