Malcolm Lee, Kansas defensive lineman, was arrested early Saturday morning by Lawrence police on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to logs from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.
Lee, a sophomore transfer from Iowa Western Community College, was released on bond, the log stated.
“We are aware of the situation and are currently in the process of gathering information,” KU director of football communications Katy Lonergan said Monday afternoon. “We will handle the situation according to our internal policies.”
Lee, a member of the 2019 recruiting class, was ranked a three-star recruit by both Rivals and 247Sports. He played in 12 games for Iowa Western last season, recording 43 total tackles, five sacks and 10 tackles-for-loss.
Lee is expected to compete for snaps right away with KU losing most of its defensive line production from last season. An Omaha, Nebraska native, he chose KU over offers from Iowa, Louisville, Central Florida, FAU and Houston.
Jail records show defensive lineman Tiano Tialavea was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct (fighting or pushing) and public intoxication.
The office of El Paso County Constable Precinct No. 4 confirmed he was taken into custody Saturday in the 2500 block of Mesa at the same time Locksley was taken into custody on suspicion of DWI, terroristic threat, unlawful carrying of a weapon and possession of marijuana.
Tialavea was booked into the El Paso County Downtown Jail and posted two surety bonds worth $1,000.
UTEP officials said head coach Dana Dimel is aware of his arrest, but would not comment further until more information is available.
Tialavea is a senior from Seattle who played 10 games this past season.
A complaint affidavit said that Locksley allegedly shouted at a group of people that he “had a handgun with a full magazine and would empty it on the individuals.”
Tuscaloosa police charged Alabama football defensive lineman LaBryan Ray with public intoxication on Friday. Ray was booked into jail on Friday night. His bond was set at $500. He was arrested in Midtown Village in Tuscaloosa, according to Tuscaloosa Police spokesman Lt. Teena Richardson. Security encountered Ray, who refused to leave an establishment, Richardson said. […]
Lere Oladipo booked on preliminary charge of domestic battery. Per information obtained from University of Illinois police department spokesman Patrick Wade, Oladipo, 20, was arrested at 1:03 a.m. Sunday in a University of Illinois parking lot in the 100 block of East Peabody Drive.
Police initially were called by someone who heard a woman screaming and observed a man, later identified as Oladipo, forcing her into a car. The arriving officers observed that the woman had a minor injury to her lip. Oladipo was then arrested and taken to the Champaign County Jail.
Accused of public intoxication, Brady Reiff, 22, a starting defensive tackle for the UI football team, approached a parked UI police cruiser on Iowa Avenue at about 2 a.m. and attempted to open the vehicle’s passenger door, according to UI police.
When Reiff noticed there was a rider sitting in the passenger seat, police said he moved to the back door and attempted to open it.
When asked what he was doing, police said Reiff asked for a ride home. “He thought that was our job,” the police report states.
When asked if he thought the vehicle was an Uber, police said Reiff replied “Yes.”
According to the arrest report, a breathalyzer test showed Reiff’s blood alcohol content was .204 — more than twice the legal limit if he were driving — at the time of his arrest.
Reiff was taken to Johnson County Jail and released at about 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz said Monday at Big Ten media days in Chicago that Reiff will be suspended for Iowa’s season opener against Northern Illinois on Sept. 1.
Reiff, a junior, recorded 13 tackles, with one tackle for loss and one sack, during last year’s season.
Kansas Jayhawks football defensive lineman Isi Holani was arrested early Sunday morning by Lawrence police on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to logs from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.
University of Tennessee football player Ryan Thaxton was suspended Monday after a Sunday night arrest.
The second-year defensive lineman was charged with domestic assault and false imprisonment of his girlfriend, according to online court records.
“We are aware of the incident,” Tennessee football spokesman Zach Stipe wrote Monday in a statement to USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee. “The student-athlete has been suspended from all team activities while law enforcement and the university investigates.”According to online court records, Thaxton is accused of pushing his girlfriend toward his room when she refused to accompany him to his dorm. Thaxton then carried her inside the dorm room, where an argument took place, and he blocked the door when she attempted to leave, according to records.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Jared Gentry, a defensive lineman for the University of Memphis football team has been dismissed from the team and placed on interim suspension from campus after he was charged with drug possession Thursday.
Jared Gentry faces a charge of possession with intent to sell. Memphis Police say they searched his room in student housing at the university and found two wrapped bags of marijuana weighing nearly 30 grams, in addition to clear baggies and scales.
He was dismissed from the football team for violating team rules and suspended for violating U of M student code. The matter is being reviewed by the Office of Student Accountability, Outreach and Support.