Baylor Releases Statements On Dotson Plea

June 8, 2005

Baylor University Interim President William D. Underwood and Director of Athletics Ian McCaw released statements today following the guilty plea entered by Carlton Dotson in the death of Patrick Dennehy.

Statement from Baylor University Interim President William D. Underwood on Carlton Dotson Plea

"Today's plea agreement in the Carlton Dotson prosecution brings us a step closer to concluding what has been a painful period for Baylor University. I pray that this will bring some closure to the Brabazon and Dennehy families, who have suffered the most from this tragedy. Our prayers also go out to Carlton Dotson's family members, who have endured a different, but no less painful ordeal."

Statement from Baylor University Director of Athletics Ian McCaw on Carlton Dotson Plea

"We view it as a very positive development that an acceptable plea agreement has been reached in this case and it does not proceed to trial. We now await the final decision from the NCAA Infractions Committee before bringing the entire episode to closure."

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