After being cleared by police in rape case, former college football player sues school for expulsion

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'A former Coastal Carolina University football player who was expelled after a cheerleader accused him of rape filed a federal lawsuit against the university last week, alleging in court papers that he lost his scholarship because of false allegations and a flawed disciplinary system.

The former player, who is identified only as John Doe in court records, contends he was cleared by the Conway Police Department and a student conduct panel, but he was still kicked out of school last year because of the cheerleader's complaint, according to the lawsuit, which was filed on Jan. 31.

Coastal disputes the former player’s allegations.

“The lawsuit alleges that the university erred by dismissing him; however, the university acted properly and will vigorously defend the lawsuit,” Coastal spokeswoman Martha Hunn said via email.'

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