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Former UofL football player pleads not guilty to theft charges

Updated: Aug. 4, 2017 at 4:55 PM EDT
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Chris Williams (Source:www.gocards.com)
Chris Williams (Source:www.gocards.com)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) -  A former UofL football player kicked off the team for allegedly stealing from his teammates faced a judge on Friday.

Chris Williams pled not guilty to three counts of theft by deception.

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Police said he solicited bank information from his Cardinal teammates and stole a total of 23-hundred dollars.

University of Louisville football coach Bobby Petrino confirmed  Williams was removed from the team after he was arrested at the end of June.

Williams was a senior defensive lineman.

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