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AP file photo by Seth Wenig / Former Buffalo Bills and University of Georgia strong safety Bacarri Rambo

ATHENS, Ga. — A former NFL player and University of Georgia football standout has been arrested and charged with raping a student at his alma mater, authorities said.

Bacarri Jamon Rambo, 29, was charged Monday with rape, news outlets reported. He was being held at the Athens-Clarke County Jail without bond Tuesday afternoon.

Athens-Clarke County Police responded to a report of a rape Saturday near the university at an apartment complex where Rambo reportedly lives.

The 21-year-old student told police she was attacked and knew the man who raped her, showing them an Instagram profile with Rambo's name on it. Further details weren't immediately released.

Rambo has been a graduate assistant coach with the Georgia football program the past two seasons.

His attorney, Kim Stephens, said the arrest stems from an incident between Rambo and his accuser Friday night at the apartment complex, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Stephens said the woman told police she "didn't consent to intercourse to some degree" but Rambo said she did.

"He cooperated with police when they came out," Stephens said. "It's been a fast turnaround. They didn't wait for any scientific evidence to come back or anything before they took warrants."

Rambo was an All-American safety at Georgia and shares the program record for interceptions with 16. He was selected by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL draft and also played with the Buffalo Bills and the Miami Dolphins, with his last appearance in a game in 2016.

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