Freshman linebacker Will Ignont was also in the car, according to the report. The two were pulled over at a traffic stop for a headlight being out. The officer reportedly smelled marijuana when the window was rolled down. Knoxville Police found 4.6 grams of marijuana and a glass pipe.
The players were cited, and according to the report, must turn themselves in for booking by Nov. 7. Kelly was cited for possession, not having a headlight and not having proof of insurance. Ignont was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.
Kentucky plays Tennessee at 7:30 p.m. ET Saturday at Kroger Field. There’s no indication as to what the status of Kelly and Ignont will be.
Kelly is fourth in the SEC, averaging 88 yards per game. He’s averaging almost five yards per carry and has found the end zone six times. Ignont has recorded four tackles in four games played.