Carlos Davis, South Alabama running back, has been suspended indefinitely following an arrest on drug-related charges, the school announced Friday.
Jaguars head coach Kane Wommack released the following statement:
“We have been made aware of a situation involving Carlos and are continuing to gather information. At this time we have decided to suspend Carlos from all team activities until further notice.”
According to the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office online arrest log, the 22-year-old Davis was arrested on two charges: “Trafficking-Marijuana” and “Use/Possession Drug Paraphernalia.” According to jail records, Davis was booked into Mobile County Metro Jail at 3:35 a.m. Friday, where he remained as of Friday afternoon.
Mobile Police Department spokesman Cpl. Ryan Blakely released the following statement to AL.com:
“On Thursday, February 18, 2021 officers were in the area of University Boulevard near Campus Quarters when they heard shots fired. They responded to Campus Quarters, 112 University Boulevard and were directed to an apartment and made contact with the suspect. A search of the suspect revealed marijuana. A search outside of the apartment revealed a backpack that contained the suspect’s identification and marijuana. Carlos Davis, 22 was arrested.”
Davis, a former Muscle Shoals High School standout, rushed for a team-best 674 yards and three touchdowns in 2020. He was expected to be the Jaguars’ starting running back again in 2021.
South Alabama begins spring practice March 20.
South Alabama quarterback Cole Garvin has been suspended following an arrest on a public intoxication charge early Friday.
Garvin, who started the Jaguars’ opener this season and seven games in 2017, was booked into Mobile County Metro Jail at 4:19 a.m. Friday. According to jail records, the 22-year-old was released on bond at 8:57 a.m. and has a court date scheduled for Oct. 10.
According to a statement from the South Alabama athletic department late Friday, Garvin has been suspended until further notice for violation of team rules. The Jaguars (0-2) face Texas State (1-1) in their Sun Belt Conference opener Saturday night at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.