DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Broncos have released a statement after the arrest of defensive lineman Adam Gotsis in a 2013 rape case.
Atlanta police officials say Gotsis turned himself into authorities on Wednesday. According to a police report, the victim met Gotsis through a mutual friend and went to a party with him on March 9, 2013.
The victim tells police Gotsis then took her home and raped her.
“We were recently informed of an investigation into an alleged incident involving Adam Gotsis that occurred in 2013 when he was in college. Our organization was aware of his arrest on March 7, and it is our understanding that no determination has been made at this time as to whether any charges will be filed,” a team spokesperson wrote in an email to CBS4.
The Broncos said they are taking the situation seriously and will be monitoring the legal proceedings. They also said they are in contact with the league office about the situation.
Gotsis, who is from Australia, played for Georgia Tech in college and was picked in the second round by the Broncos in the 2016 draft. He played in all 16 games in 2017, including 13 starts. He finished the season with two sacks and 28 tackles.