Much has been made of what has or has not been said between Art Briles and Baylor and Boise St and its former head football coach, Chris Petersen about the recently convicted Sam Ukwuachu, This is an attempt to create a timeline of events to bring some clarity to what is known and not known by us, the general public. This is not an opinion piece and I will try to keep bias out of the facts presented.
05/02/2013: An unknown incident causes Boise St Assistant Athletic Director, Marc Paul, to contact Sam Ukwuachu's parents (1)
05/03/2013: Ukwuachu is still on the team and was present for "the annual pro day-like testing session for current players."(2)
"He’s got some personal things he’s taking care of," Petersen said at the time, indicating that he expected Ukwuachu to remain with the team.
05/04/2013: Marc Paul contacts Petersen about an incident that occurred between Ukwuachu, his male roommate (EH), and his then live-in girlfriend. (1)
05/07/2013: Ukwuachu is reported to be dismissed from Boise St for "unspecified violation of team rules"(2)
05/xx/2013: At some point between May 7, 2013 and May 22, 2013 Chris Petersen says that he contact Art Briles about Ukwuachu possibly transferring to Baylor. (3)
After Sam Ukwuachu was dismissed from the Boise State football program and expressed an interest in transferring to Baylor, I initiated a call with coach Art Briles," said Petersen, the former Boise State coach.
05/22/2013: Ukwuachu is reported to be transferring to Baylor to play football. (4)
05/29/2013: Baylor's athletics compliance office receives the below form from Boise St's compliance director, Jenny Bellomy. It shows that Ukwuachu would have been eligible to return to Boise St at the time.
Through spokesman, Briles released this form they claim was signed by Boise State’s compliance office on Ukwuachu pic.twitter.com/IPIg1etRfV— Jake Trotter (@Jake_Trotter) August 21, 2015
10/23/2013: After the reported sexual assault, Jenny McCraw the Associate Dean for Student Conduct at Baylor emails Christian Wuthrich the Dean of Students at Boise St to "confirm that Mr. Ukwuachu was not suspended or expelled from Boise St University for any reason and is thus eligible to immediately return." (1)
11/04/2013: Wuthrich replies to McCraw that they "have no student conduct records for Samuel and he is in good standing with Boise State." (1)
08/19/2015: McCraw takes the stand in Ukwuachu's trial. The prosecution insists there are documents showing Ukwuachu had a history of violence against women at Boise St. At this time I cannot find anything other than the internal email Paul wrote above.
She said she was unable to get records from Boise State that prosecutors say show Ukwuachu has a history of violence against women.— Tommy Witherspoon (@TSpoonFeed) August 19, 2015
Prosecutors say that led to his release from the Boise State team and his transfer to Baylor.— Tommy Witherspoon (@TSpoonFeed) August 19, 2015
08/20/2015: Ukwuachu's ex-girlfriend from Boise St speaks about their former relationship while together
Defense rests. State calls Jacquelina Wonenberg, Ukwuachu's former girlfriend in Boise, Idaho, as its first rebuttal witness.— Tommy Witherspoon (@TSpoonFeed) August 20, 2015
She is a senior criminal justice major at Boise State and a former track athlete.— Tommy Witherspoon (@TSpoonFeed) August 20, 2015
She and Ukwuachu lived together with another member of the football team. She said she did not want to come here today.— Tommy Witherspoon (@TSpoonFeed) August 20, 2015
She said Ukwuachu hit her and kept her from leaving the apartment when she wanted to leave.— Tommy Witherspoon (@TSpoonFeed) August 20, 2015
She said he choked her and punched her in the head several times. Those assaults led to Ukwuach being sent to anger management.— Tommy Witherspoon (@TSpoonFeed) August 20, 2015
She said he had issues with anger management at the time.— Tommy Witherspoon (@TSpoonFeed) August 20, 2015
Under cross, she said she didn't call police or make a report. He was not arrested for hitting her, she said.— Tommy Witherspoon (@TSpoonFeed) August 20, 2015
She said he suffered from depression while he was at Boise.— Tommy Witherspoon (@TSpoonFeed) August 20, 2015
She said they had a consensual sexual relationship and he never tried to force himself on her.— Tommy Witherspoon (@TSpoonFeed) August 20, 2015
She said at times she bled and was uncomfortable during their lovemaking sessions but she said it wasn't Ukwuach's fault.— Tommy Witherspoon (@TSpoonFeed) August 20, 2015
08/21/2015: Art Briles is asked to talk about Sam Ukwuachu.
Art Briles: "I talked with Chris Petersen personally. No mention of anything beyond Sam being depressed, needing to come home."— Max Olson (@max_olson) August 21, 2015
Art Briles just released this statement: pic.twitter.com/el6qbx9WAr— Jake Trotter (@Jake_Trotter) August 21, 2015
08/21/2015: Petersen releases his statement about contacting Briles about Ukwuachu's transfer to Baylor. (3)
In that conversation, I thoroughly apprised Coach Briles of the circumstances surrounding Sam’s disciplinary record and dismissal.
08/23/2015: Sports reporter David Smoak interviews Tony Heath, Ukwuachu's high school football coach. (5)
08/25/2015: Boise State University issues its official statement on Sam Ukwuachu. (6)
This is all I've been able to find so far. If you have anything more that needs to be shown, please comment and leave a link to the source