FIU TE out for the season after pregnant girlfriend poured boiling water on him

Jonnu Smith, a tight end at FIU, is out for the rest of the season after having boiling water poured on him by his pregnant girlfriend, according to the Miami Herald.

His five-month pregnant girlfriend, Mary Gaspar, has been charged with aggravated battery as Smith sustained "severe burns on his head, neck, back, a shoulder and an arm."

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Florida International tight end Jonnu Smith looks on from the sidelines in the third quarter against Indiana at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium in Miami on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. Indiana won, 34-13.

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1 October 2016: FIU tight end Jonnu Smith (87) runs after a reception in the second half as the FIU Golden Panthers defeated the Florida Atlantic University Owls, 33-31, to win the 15th Annual Shula Bowl Game at FIU Stadium in Miami, Florida.

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Jonnu Smith #87 of the FIU Panthers is defended by Tony Fields #19 of the Indiana Hoosiers in the end zone during the first half of the game at FIU Stadium on September 1, 2016 in Miami, Florida.

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From the Miami Herald:

The two argued through the day over the attention Smith was paying her and their relationship. While in Smith's dorm room and "feeling extremely emotional and stressed," she told police, she boiled a pot of water. Then, she walked over to Smith and poured it on him.

When Smith didn't react strongly enough for her, she started hitting him with her open hands, she told police.

The extent of the burns aren't known, but Smith has been seen back on campus even though he's not fit for the football field.

Smith, a potential future NFL player, has 39 receptions, 441 yards and 3 touchdowns this season. FIU is 3-7 on the season.

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