ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The son of former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield faces a one-game suspension from Georgia’s football team after his arrest on misdemeanor marijuana charges.
An online booking report from the Clarke County Jail shows sophomore running back Elijah Holyfield was charged early Monday with possession of marijuana of less than an ounce and possession and use of drug related objects, He was arrested by university police and released on bond less than an hour later.
A team spokesman says coach Kirby Smart is aware of the arrest. Under Georgia’s drug and alcohol policy, Holyfield would be suspended one game for a first violation. Georgia opens against Appalachian State on Sept. 2.
Holyfield rushed for 29 yards on six carries as a freshman and will contest for playing time at one of the deepest positions on the team. Nick Chubb and Sony Michel are Georgia’s top running backs.
DC Police Moves Toward Citations Over Arrests For Public Weed Consumption
Seattle Courts to Clear Charges, Convictions for Pre-Legalization Marijuana Misdemeanors
Wheeler Walker Jr. On His New Song ‘I Like Smoking Pot (A Lot)’
Canada Estimates $1 Billion in Legal Cannabis Sales in First Three Months
Culture7 days ago
First Ever Trial to Study the Effects of Microdosing LSD Began This Month
Guides5 days ago
What Do The Colors of Marijuana Mean?
Health6 days ago
Tobacco vs. Weed: The Differences, Pros, and Cons
News6 days ago
South African Court Rules Private, Adult-Use Cannabis is Legal
Medical Marijuana6 days ago
Canadian Cannabis Company Tilray to Export Products to United States
Celebrities5 days ago
Kristen Bell Opens Up About Weekly Cannabis Use and Exploring Other Drugs
Health7 days ago
Study Finds Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Youth More Likely to Use Multiple Substances
Health7 days ago
Recent Study Finds That Approximately 2 Million US Teens Vape