KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams sixth-round draft pick John Kelly has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay court costs but will have his misdemeanor drug charge dismissed if he avoids trouble for a year.
Kelly was cited for possession of Schedule VI and University of Tennessee linebacker Will Ignont was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia last fall after Knoxville police found 4.6 grams of marijuana and a glass pipe during a traffic stop.
Chandler’s emergence could ease burden on Vols’ Kelly
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee running back John Kelly may be getting some welcome assistance as he comes back from his one-game suspension.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee star running back John Kelly and freshman linebacker Will Ignont were cited for misdemeanor possession of marijuana Tuesday evening close to the UT campus.
WATE first reported that around 10:46 p.m., Kelly was driving a vehicle on Cumberland Ave and was pulled over due to a headlight being out. Ignont was a passenger.
Kelly and Ignont will both be suspending for Tennessee’s game at Kentucky on Saturday.
Vols’ Kelly, Ignont suspended after receiving citations
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee running back John Kelly and linebacker Will Ignont have been suspended for the Volunteers' Saturday game with Kentucky after they were cited on misdemeanor drug-related charges this week.
"Members of our football team have a responsibility to represent the University of Tennessee in a first-class manner," Tennessee coach Butch Jones said Wednesday in a statement. "I met with John and Will, and they understand their actions were unacceptable."