Rookie NFL punter Matthew Araiza and his two former teammates from San Diego University are facing a lawsuit filed on Thursday. A the-17-year-old girl accused the three football players of rape during a Halloween party in 2021.
Along with Araiza, Nowlin Ewaliko and Zavier Leonard were named in the lawsuit. Araiza denied the allegations and said that he would set the record straight. Also, his lawyer stated that Araiza didn’t use force against the girl. She was also not visibly intoxicated, and he didn’t give her any drink.
According to bookie software reports, Araiza hopes the lawsuit will not affect his career. The rookie punter said he likes the Buffalo Bills and wants to stay with them. The accuser said she attended a Halloween party in San Diego with her friends. However, they got separated, and that was when she met Araiza.
Lawsuit Filed Against Rookie NFL Punter
The accuser says Araiza led her to a room where there were, without a doubt, three different men, including Leonard and Ewaliko. They were 18 years old at that time. Not long after Doe entered the room, the men purportedly started taking part in sex acts with her, according to the lawsuit.
According to sportsbook software sources, Jane Doe revealed the supposed episode to the San Diego Police Department the following day. Also, she underwent a rape assessment at a nearby hospital, per the claim. Days after the fact, detectives organized calls among Doe and the men she accused of gang-raping her said the case.
Ewaliko’s legal counselor, Marc Carlos, told Bookie PPH sources that he sees a few issues with Doe’s believability and the conditions under which she detailed the occasion. The legal counselor said that filing the civil suit is an endeavor to come down on the DA to document a case.