Shai Werts and Quan Griffin, two Georgia Southern University football players, have been suspended from all football operations after being arrested earlier this week.
Lunsford said that Wertz was arrested Wednesday in Saluda, S.C. He was charged with speeding and misdemeanor possession of cocaine. A white powder substance on the hood vehicle tested positive for cocaine at the scene.
Werts is a redshirt junior from Clinton, S.C. He has started at quarterback the last two seasons.
Griffin was arrested Thursday in Florida in connection with a domestic incident. Griffin faces four felony charges including battery and burglary. In total, there are eight charges against Griffin.
Griffin is a junior from Glen Saint Mary, Fla. He played in all 13 games in the 2018 season.
Source: Starting quarterback, defensive end suspended from Georgia Southern football after arrests this week
Shaun Rupert, a Memphis Tiger starting football player is now off the team after being arrested on robbery, burglary, and weapons charges.
The defensive back was arrested Thursday. According to the affidavit, police say May 25th, the victim was walking to his apartment in the 500 block of Brister Street, and as he got to his door, the former Tiger and another man pushed their way in. The victim said the two were armed with black handguns, and demanded money. The victim says they then stole two watches, and Xbox, and an Apple Macbook.
Source: Memphis Tiger Football Player Shaun Rupert Dismissed From Team
Oklahoma Sooner junior safety Will Sunderland was charged Wednesday with one felony count of second-degree burglary in Cleveland County, according to court records.
Source: BREAKING: OU safety Will Sunderland charged with felony in Cleveland County