Northwestern football player, Xavier Washington suspended from team after being charged with possession of a controlled substance

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Northwestern defensive end Xavier Washington has been suspended indefinitely from the football team after being arrested Sunday, a University spokesman said in a statement.

Washington was arrested in connection with possession of a controlled substance early Sunday morning near the intersection of Brown Avenue and Simpson Street, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said.

Source: The Daily Northwestern : Football player Xavier Washington suspended from team after being charged with possession of a controlled substance

2 more USU football players arrested in connection with burglaries

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LOGAN — Police have arrested two more Utah State football players in connection with a string of burglaries late last year.

Kevin Meitzenheimer and Dayshawn Littleton were booked into the Cache County Jail Monday afternoon. Both 19-year-old men are suspected of witness tampering and obstructing justice. Meitzenheimer is also suspected of aggravated assault and failing to give his name to officers.

Source: 2 more USU football players arrested in connection with burglaries – CacheValleyDaily.com : Local News

Elijah Holyfield, UGA RB arrested on marijuana-related charges

Elijah Holyfield The Fulmer CupGeorgia running back Elijah Holyfield was arrested early Monday morning on charges of possession of marijuana (less than an ouce) and possession of marijuana-related objects according to the Athens Clarke-County jail logs. Both charges are classified as misdemeanors. 

The sophomore from Atlanta was booked into the jail around 3:19 a.m. and was released on bond a short time later at 4:08 a.m.

Source: UGA RB arrested on marijuana-related charges

Head Coach and Athletic Director respond to 13 UL football players’ felony charges

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UL football coach Mark Hudspeth and athletic director Bryan Maggard both apologized Wednesday for 13 football players at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette who were charged with criminal conspiracy to commit felony theft, as new details emerged in the case:

  • Among the items allegedly stolen from another student’s Huger Hall dorm room, according to a property list report obtained from the ULPD, were: One Xbox game system, the Xbox games “Grand Theft Auto V” and “Metal Gear,” an LG-brand TV, a gold chain, an Aeropostale-brand watch, three pairs of Jordan shoes, two pairs of Adidas shoes, a Nike backpack, four pairs of boxers, eight-and-a-half pairs of socks, three coats, three dollar bills, a Ragin’ Cajuns hat, one ski cap, one pair of jeans, one belt, a training speed ladder, a toenail clipper and one bottle of hair lotion.

Source: Hudspeth, Maggard respond to 13 UL football players’ felony charges