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Provo • BYU football player Josh Weeks has been suspended from participating in all team activities after he was arrested earlier this week for violating a stalking order.
Weeks, a tight end from Show Low, Ariz., was released from the Utah County Jail on Tuesday after posting $1,943 in bail and was suspended later that day.
Court documents show that an Orem woman who is a student at Utah Valley University took out a stalking injunction against Weeks, a sophomore who played sparingly last season as a receiver, on March 4.
The temporary civil stalking injunction was signed by Fourth District Court Judge David R. Taylor and ordered Weeks to stay away from the woman's home, work, school and vehicle. A hearing on the matter had been set for April 1 and both parties had secured legal representation.
Weeks is still enrolled in school while officials conduct a review, according to BYU spokeswoman Carri Jenkins.
The violation of a stalking injunction is a Class A misdemeanor for first-time offenders under Utah law.
Weeks played in just two games as a freshman in 2015 following a two-year LDS Church mission to Kennewick, Wash. He had three catches for 23 yards against Wagner and also played against Fresno State but did not record a reception.
He added some weight in the offseason and was transitioning to tight end when BYU's spring practices began in early March.