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  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)

    In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN) Purchase photo reprints »

  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)

    In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN) Purchase photo reprints »

  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)

    In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN) Purchase photo reprints »

  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)

    In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN) Purchase photo reprints »

  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)

    In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN) Purchase photo reprints »

  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)

    In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - This Sept. 5, 2012 file photo shows New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez speaking to reporters in the locker room at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Hernandez has been taken from his home in handcuffs, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from his house.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

    FILE - This Sept. 5, 2012 file photo shows New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez speaking to reporters in the locker room at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Hernandez has been taken from his home in handcuffs, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from his house. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - This Sept. 5, 2012 file photo shows New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez speaking to reporters in the locker room at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Hernandez has been taken from his home in handcuffs, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from his house.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

    FILE - This Sept. 5, 2012 file photo shows New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez speaking to reporters in the locker room at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Hernandez has been taken from his home in handcuffs, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from his house. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • These recent images provided by their respective schools or team show prospects in the 2013 NBA Draft. Top row from left are: Steven Adams, Pittsburgh; Giannis Adetokunbo, Filathlitikos; Anthony Bennett, UNLV; Lorenzo Brown, North Carolina State; Reggie Bullock, North Carolina and Trey Burke, Michigan. Bottom from left are: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Georgia; Michael Carter-Williams, Syracuse; Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky; Allen Crabbe, California; Gorqui Dieng, Louisville and Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State. The Draft takes place June 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo)

    These recent images provided by their respective schools or team show prospects in the 2013 NBA Draft. Top row from left are: Steven Adams, Pittsburgh; Giannis Adetokunbo, Filathlitikos; Anthony Bennett, UNLV; Lorenzo Brown, North Carolina State; Reggie Bullock, North Carolina and Trey Burke, Michigan. Bottom from left are: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Georgia; Michael Carter-Williams, Syracuse; Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky; Allen Crabbe, California; Gorqui Dieng, Louisville and Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State. The Draft takes place June 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo) Purchase photo reprints »

  • These recent images provided by their respective schools or team show prospects in the 2013 NBA Draft. Top row from left are: Steven Adams, Pittsburgh; Giannis Adetokunbo, Filathlitikos; Anthony Bennett, UNLV; Lorenzo Brown, North Carolina State; Reggie Bullock, North Carolina and Trey Burke, Michigan. Bottom from left are: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Georgia; Michael Carter-Williams, Syracuse; Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky; Allen Crabbe, California; Gorqui Dieng, Louisville and Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State. The Draft takes place June 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo)

    These recent images provided by their respective schools or team show prospects in the 2013 NBA Draft. Top row from left are: Steven Adams, Pittsburgh; Giannis Adetokunbo, Filathlitikos; Anthony Bennett, UNLV; Lorenzo Brown, North Carolina State; Reggie Bullock, North Carolina and Trey Burke, Michigan. Bottom from left are: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Georgia; Michael Carter-Williams, Syracuse; Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky; Allen Crabbe, California; Gorqui Dieng, Louisville and Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State. The Draft takes place June 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2012 file photo, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (81) tries to break free of Buffalo Bills linebacker Chris Kelsay (90) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. Hernandez has been taken from his home in handcuffs, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from his house.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

    FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2012 file photo, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (81) tries to break free of Buffalo Bills linebacker Chris Kelsay (90) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. Hernandez has been taken from his home in handcuffs, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from his house. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2012 file photo, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (81) tries to break free of Buffalo Bills linebacker Chris Kelsay (90) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. Hernandez has been taken from his home in handcuffs, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from his house.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

    FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2012 file photo, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (81) tries to break free of Buffalo Bills linebacker Chris Kelsay (90) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. Hernandez has been taken from his home in handcuffs, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from his house. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • These recent images provided by their respective schools or team show prospects in the 2013 NBA Draft. Top row from left are Rudy Golbert, Cholet; Archie Goodwin, Kentucky; Erick Green, Virginia Tech; Tim Hardaway Jr., Michigan; Juwon Howard Jr., Detroit and Mouhammadou Jaiteh, Boulogne. Bottom from left are Livio Jean-Charles, of France; Myck Kabongo, Texas; Kenny Kadji, Miami; Sergey Karasev, BC Triumph; Ryan Kelly, Duke and Shane Larkin, Miami. The Draft takes place June 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo)

    These recent images provided by their respective schools or team show prospects in the 2013 NBA Draft. Top row from left are Rudy Golbert, Cholet; Archie Goodwin, Kentucky; Erick Green, Virginia Tech; Tim Hardaway Jr., Michigan; Juwon Howard Jr., Detroit and Mouhammadou Jaiteh, Boulogne. Bottom from left are Livio Jean-Charles, of France; Myck Kabongo, Texas; Kenny Kadji, Miami; Sergey Karasev, BC Triumph; Ryan Kelly, Duke and Shane Larkin, Miami. The Draft takes place June 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this May 29, 2013, file photo, New England Patriots' Aaron Hernandez kneels on the field during NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass. A Massachusetts court has sealed documents related to the killing of a semi-pro football player found dead a mile from Hernandez's home. Attleboro District Court officials said Tuesday, June 25, 2013 that documents related to the case, including search warrants, have been impounded, meaning the public can’t see them. No charges have been filed.  (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

    FILE - In this May 29, 2013, file photo, New England Patriots' Aaron Hernandez kneels on the field during NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass. A Massachusetts court has sealed documents related to the killing of a semi-pro football player found dead a mile from Hernandez's home. Attleboro District Court officials said Tuesday, June 25, 2013 that documents related to the case, including search warrants, have been impounded, meaning the public can’t see them. No charges have been filed. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this May 29, 2013, file photo, New England Patriots' Aaron Hernandez kneels on the field during NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass. A Massachusetts court has sealed documents related to the killing of a semi-pro football player found dead a mile from Hernandez's home. Attleboro District Court officials said Tuesday, June 25, 2013 that documents related to the case, including search warrants, have been impounded, meaning the public can’t see them. No charges have been filed.  (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

    FILE - In this May 29, 2013, file photo, New England Patriots' Aaron Hernandez kneels on the field during NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass. A Massachusetts court has sealed documents related to the killing of a semi-pro football player found dead a mile from Hernandez's home. Attleboro District Court officials said Tuesday, June 25, 2013 that documents related to the case, including search warrants, have been impounded, meaning the public can’t see them. No charges have been filed. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)

    In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2011 file photo, Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly leads the team onto the field for an NCAA college football game against Missouri State in Eugene, Ore. The NCAA has taken away a scholarship and placed Oregon's football program on probation for three years for recruiting violations under previous coach Chip Kelly. The NCAA's Division I Infractions Committee released a report on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, that found Kelly and the university failed to monitor the program. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

    FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2011 file photo, Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly leads the team onto the field for an NCAA college football game against Missouri State in Eugene, Ore. The NCAA has taken away a scholarship and placed Oregon's football program on probation for three years for recruiting violations under previous coach Chip Kelly. The NCAA's Division I Infractions Committee released a report on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, that found Kelly and the university failed to monitor the program. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2011 file photo, Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly leads the team onto the field for an NCAA college football game against Missouri State in Eugene, Ore. The NCAA has taken away a scholarship and placed Oregon's football program on probation for three years for recruiting violations under previous coach Chip Kelly. The NCAA's Division I Infractions Committee released a report on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, that found Kelly and the university failed to monitor the program. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

    FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2011 file photo, Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly leads the team onto the field for an NCAA college football game against Missouri State in Eugene, Ore. The NCAA has taken away a scholarship and placed Oregon's football program on probation for three years for recruiting violations under previous coach Chip Kelly. The NCAA's Division I Infractions Committee released a report on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, that found Kelly and the university failed to monitor the program. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2013 file photo, North Carolina's Reggie Bullock (35) drives against Georgia Tech's Kammeon Holsey during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C. Bullock knew it would be a challenge to play his way into the first round of the NBA draft from the moment he decided to skip his final season at North Carolina. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

    FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2013 file photo, North Carolina's Reggie Bullock (35) drives against Georgia Tech's Kammeon Holsey during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C. Bullock knew it would be a challenge to play his way into the first round of the NBA draft from the moment he decided to skip his final season at North Carolina. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2013 file photo, North Carolina's Reggie Bullock (35) drives against Georgia Tech's Kammeon Holsey during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C. Bullock knew it would be a challenge to play his way into the first round of the NBA draft from the moment he decided to skip his final season at North Carolina. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

    FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2013 file photo, North Carolina's Reggie Bullock (35) drives against Georgia Tech's Kammeon Holsey during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C. Bullock knew it would be a challenge to play his way into the first round of the NBA draft from the moment he decided to skip his final season at North Carolina. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)

    In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2013 file photo, North Carolina's Reggie Bullock (35) drives to the basket as Wake Forest's Travis McKie watches at rear during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C. Bullock knew it would be a challenge to play his way into the first round of the NBA draft from the moment he decided to skip his final season at North Carolina.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

    FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2013 file photo, North Carolina's Reggie Bullock (35) drives to the basket as Wake Forest's Travis McKie watches at rear during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C. Bullock knew it would be a challenge to play his way into the first round of the NBA draft from the moment he decided to skip his final season at North Carolina. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2013 file photo, North Carolina's Reggie Bullock (35) drives to the basket as Wake Forest's Travis McKie watches at rear during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C. Bullock knew it would be a challenge to play his way into the first round of the NBA draft from the moment he decided to skip his final season at North Carolina.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

    FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2013 file photo, North Carolina's Reggie Bullock (35) drives to the basket as Wake Forest's Travis McKie watches at rear during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C. Bullock knew it would be a challenge to play his way into the first round of the NBA draft from the moment he decided to skip his final season at North Carolina. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File) Purchase photo reprints »

  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)

    In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN) Purchase photo reprints »

  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)
  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)
  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)
  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)
  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)
  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)
  • FILE - This Sept. 5, 2012 file photo shows New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez speaking to reporters in the locker room at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Hernandez has been taken from his home in handcuffs, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from his house.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
  • FILE - This Sept. 5, 2012 file photo shows New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez speaking to reporters in the locker room at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. Hernandez has been taken from his home in handcuffs, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from his house.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
  • These recent images provided by their respective schools or team show prospects in the 2013 NBA Draft. Top row from left are: Steven Adams, Pittsburgh; Giannis Adetokunbo, Filathlitikos; Anthony Bennett, UNLV; Lorenzo Brown, North Carolina State; Reggie Bullock, North Carolina and Trey Burke, Michigan. Bottom from left are: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Georgia; Michael Carter-Williams, Syracuse; Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky; Allen Crabbe, California; Gorqui Dieng, Louisville and Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State. The Draft takes place June 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo)
  • These recent images provided by their respective schools or team show prospects in the 2013 NBA Draft. Top row from left are: Steven Adams, Pittsburgh; Giannis Adetokunbo, Filathlitikos; Anthony Bennett, UNLV; Lorenzo Brown, North Carolina State; Reggie Bullock, North Carolina and Trey Burke, Michigan. Bottom from left are: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Georgia; Michael Carter-Williams, Syracuse; Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky; Allen Crabbe, California; Gorqui Dieng, Louisville and Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State. The Draft takes place June 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo)
  • FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2012 file photo, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (81) tries to break free of Buffalo Bills linebacker Chris Kelsay (90) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. Hernandez has been taken from his home in handcuffs, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from his house.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
  • FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2012 file photo, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (81) tries to break free of Buffalo Bills linebacker Chris Kelsay (90) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. Hernandez has been taken from his home in handcuffs, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from his house.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
  • These recent images provided by their respective schools or team show prospects in the 2013 NBA Draft. Top row from left are Rudy Golbert, Cholet; Archie Goodwin, Kentucky; Erick Green, Virginia Tech; Tim Hardaway Jr., Michigan; Juwon Howard Jr., Detroit and Mouhammadou Jaiteh, Boulogne. Bottom from left are Livio Jean-Charles, of France; Myck Kabongo, Texas; Kenny Kadji, Miami; Sergey Karasev, BC Triumph; Ryan Kelly, Duke and Shane Larkin, Miami. The Draft takes place June 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo)
  • FILE - In this May 29, 2013, file photo, New England Patriots' Aaron Hernandez kneels on the field during NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass. A Massachusetts court has sealed documents related to the killing of a semi-pro football player found dead a mile from Hernandez's home. Attleboro District Court officials said Tuesday, June 25, 2013 that documents related to the case, including search warrants, have been impounded, meaning the public can’t see them. No charges have been filed.  (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
  • FILE - In this May 29, 2013, file photo, New England Patriots' Aaron Hernandez kneels on the field during NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass. A Massachusetts court has sealed documents related to the killing of a semi-pro football player found dead a mile from Hernandez's home. Attleboro District Court officials said Tuesday, June 25, 2013 that documents related to the case, including search warrants, have been impounded, meaning the public can’t see them. No charges have been filed.  (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)
  • FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2011 file photo, Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly leads the team onto the field for an NCAA college football game against Missouri State in Eugene, Ore. The NCAA has taken away a scholarship and placed Oregon's football program on probation for three years for recruiting violations under previous coach Chip Kelly. The NCAA's Division I Infractions Committee released a report on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, that found Kelly and the university failed to monitor the program. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
  • FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2011 file photo, Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly leads the team onto the field for an NCAA college football game against Missouri State in Eugene, Ore. The NCAA has taken away a scholarship and placed Oregon's football program on probation for three years for recruiting violations under previous coach Chip Kelly. The NCAA's Division I Infractions Committee released a report on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, that found Kelly and the university failed to monitor the program. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
  • FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2013 file photo, North Carolina's Reggie Bullock (35) drives against Georgia Tech's Kammeon Holsey during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C. Bullock knew it would be a challenge to play his way into the first round of the NBA draft from the moment he decided to skip his final season at North Carolina. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
  • FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2013 file photo, North Carolina's Reggie Bullock (35) drives against Georgia Tech's Kammeon Holsey during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C. Bullock knew it would be a challenge to play his way into the first round of the NBA draft from the moment he decided to skip his final season at North Carolina. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)
  • FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2013 file photo, North Carolina's Reggie Bullock (35) drives to the basket as Wake Forest's Travis McKie watches at rear during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C. Bullock knew it would be a challenge to play his way into the first round of the NBA draft from the moment he decided to skip his final season at North Carolina.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
  • FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2013 file photo, North Carolina's Reggie Bullock (35) drives to the basket as Wake Forest's Travis McKie watches at rear during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C. Bullock knew it would be a challenge to play his way into the first round of the NBA draft from the moment he decided to skip his final season at North Carolina.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
  • In this image taken from video, police escort Aaron Hernandez from his home in handcuffs in Attleboro, Mass., Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Hernandez was taken from his home more than a week after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from Hernandez's house. (AP Photo/ESPN)

ATTLEBORO— New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested and charged Wednesday with murdering a friend a few days after they got into a dispute at a nightclub.

Hernandez was taken from his home in handcuffs Wednesday morning, more than a week after Boston semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd’s bullet-riddled body was found in an industrial park about a mile from Hernandez’s home. Soon after his arrest, the Patriots announced they had cut Hernandez from the team.

Lloyd was a 27-year-old semi-pro football player for the Boston Bandits. His relatives said he was dating the sister of Hernandez’s fiancee, that the two men were friends and that the men were out together on the last night of Lloyd’s life. He was shot multiple times in the back and chest, authorities said.

Hernandez was charged with murder and weapons counts.

In court, prosecutors described a killing borne out of a dispute at a Boston nightclub on the night of June 14, but they didn’t say exactly what supposedly did to anger Hernandez.

Hernandez and two friends picked up Lloyd at home at 2:30 a.m. on June 17, Assistant District Attorney Bill McCauley said. Surveillance footage from Hernandez’s home shows him leaving earlier with a gun, McCauley said. He also told someone in the house that he was upset and couldn’t trust anyone anymore, the prosecutor said.

After picking up Lloyd, Hernandez said he was upset with Lloyd because Lloyd had spoken with people Hernandez had trouble with during their outing to the nightclub, McCauley said.

After that conversation, Lloyd texted his sister, “Did you see who I am with,” the prosecutor said. When his asked who, he answered at 3:22 a.m., “NFL,” then, a minute later, “Just so you know,” he said.

Between 3:23 a.m. and 3:27 a.m., people working the overnight shift at the industrial park reported hearing gunshots, McCauley said.

It’s not clear who investigators believe fired the shots.

Hernandez’s attorney, Michael Fee, asked for bail, saying Hernandez is not a flight risk, is a homeowner and lives with his fiancee and an 8-month-old baby. He also said Hernandez had never been accused of a violent crime.

“It is at bottom a circumstantial case. It is not a strong case,” Fee said.

The judge ordered Hernandez held without bail pending further proceedings.

Hernandez was wearing a white V-neck T-shirt, with his arms inside the shirt and behind his back as he was led from his North Attleborough before 9 a.m. Wednesday. He casually spit into some bushes on his way to a police cruiser.

Hernandez was taken from the North Attleborough police station to his court hearing Wednesday afternoon. About two dozen supporters cheered, some yelling “We love you Aaron,” as the car carrying him left the police station.

At about 10:20 a.m., the Patriots announced they had released Hernandez and expressed sympathy to Lloyd’s family and friends.

“Words cannot express the disappointment we feel knowing that one of our players was arrested as a result of this investigation,” the Patriots said in a statement. “We realize that law enforcement investigations into this matter are ongoing. We support their efforts and respect the process. At this time, we believe this transaction is simply the right thing to do.”

Lloyd’s mother, Ursula Ward, declined to comment at her Boston home Wednesday morning.

“Nothing to say, please. Thank you,” she said, before shutting the door.

State police have searched in and around Hernandez’s sprawling home in North Attleborough several times. At least three search warrants have been issued in connection with the investigation.

The Patriots drafted Hernandez, who is originally from Bristol, Conn., out of the University of Florida in 2010. Last summer, the team gave him a five-year contract worth $40 million.

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