http://buffzone.com/news/2008/mar/21/cu-football-player-charged-felony-assault/ CU football player charged with felony assault CU football player charged with felony assault By Heath Urie Originally published 03:36 p.m., March 21, 2008 Updated 03:36 p.m., March 21, 2008 A University of Colorado football player accused of hitting two people outside a party last week was charged today with felony assault. Riar Geer, a first-string tight end for the Buffs, is accused of assaulting two 19-year-old men outside a party at 18th and Cascade streets just before midnight March 14, according to Boulder police. Boulder County Judge Noel Blum set Geer’s preliminary hearing for April 17. Geer is free on $500 bond. Freshman linebacker Lynn Katoa, another CU football player accused of assaulting a student at an off-campus party Feb. 16, also was scheduled to be charged today in the courtroom at the Boulder County Jail, but did not appear. Sonny Flowers, Katoa’s attorney, told the judge his client was at the Boulder County Justice Center and didn’t have a ride to the jail to make his appearance. It was unclear what action the judge took in Katoa’s case, and Flowers declined to answer questions about it. Katoa is free on $5,000 bond. he gone..