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Police: Ex-Georgia player Bacarri Rambo charged with rape

ATHENS, Ga. -- A former NFL and Georgia football player has been arrested and charged with raping a UGA student, authorities said.

Bacarri Jamon Rambo, 29, was charged Monday with rape. He was being held at the Athens-Clarke County Jail without bond Tuesday afternoon.

On Saturday, Athens-Clarke County Police responded to a reported rape near the university at an apartment complex where Rambo reportedly lives.

The 21-year-old student told police that she was attacked and knew the man who raped her. She showed police an Instagram profile with Rambo's name on it. Further details weren't immediately released.

Rambo has been a graduate assistant coach with the UGA football program for the past two seasons.

His attorney, Kim Stephens, said the arrest stems from an incident Friday night between Rambo and a woman at the apartment complex, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Stephens said the woman told police that she "didn't consent to intercourse to some degree," but Rambo said she did.

"He cooperated with police when they came out," Stephens said. "It's been a fast turnaround. They didn't wait for any scientific evidence to come back or anything before they took warrants."

Rambo was an All-American safety at Georgia and is tied for the program record with 16 interceptions during his tenure. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in 2013 and has played with the Miami Dolphins and the Buffalo Bills. He ended his career in 2017.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.