Alcorn State receiver testifies in Vanderbuilt rape case

By Steven J. Gaither

Alcorn State tight end Jaborian McKenzie admitted to lying to prosecutors about a 2013 rape case  on Monday. However, McKenzie told a Nashville jury that he never touched the 21-year old student he and three other former Vanderbuilt teammates are accused of assaulting.

// McKenzie says he was given a condom and took pictures of the victim, but did not have physical contact with her.

// McKenzie was charged with five counts of aggravated rape and two charges of sexual battery in the summer of 2013. McKenzie played one game at Alcorn State before being dismissed from the team. He returned last season, helping Alcorn win its first SWAC title in 20 years. He caught 19 passes for 196 yards and two touchdowns.

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