Former University of Texas football player Montrel Meander waits for his court hearing at the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center on Wednesday April 29, 2015. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Former Texas WR Montrel Meander enrolls at Grambling

Posted January 18th, 2016

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Former Texas wide receiver Montrel Meander has enrolled at Grambling where he’ll restart his football career after he was cleared on a sexual assault charge last year.

Meander told The News Star he’s “hungry for this second chance.”

Meander never played a snap for Texas. After redshirting in 2013, he was arrested on a felony charge of sexual assault the summer before the 2014 season and was kicked out of school. This past October, the charges were dropped by the district attorney’s office after a jury found another former Texas receiver, Kendall Sanders, not guilty of sexual assault for the same incident.

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Meander, of Amarillo, will be eligible to play this fall.

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