Auburn appears to have resolved the statuses of a few key players involved in offseason legal trouble.
On Monday, it was reported that Jeremiah Dinson, one of four Tigers arrested on possession of marijuana charges in April, had entered a plea deal.
As for the other three — sophomores Carlton Davis, Byron Cowart and Ryan Davis — they will not appear in court after being granted “youthful offender status,” according to James Crepea of al.com. That is in accordance with an Alabama law that allows those younger than 21 to receive more lenient punishments.
What legal consequences the trio will face is unclear. But Crepea reports that their names are no longer in the Auburn municipal court system, and coach Gus Malzahn has already stated that none of the four players will miss any playing time.
Auburn opens its season against No. 2 Clemson at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday.