Missouri defensive lineman Terry Beckner Jr. was arrested Wednesday night, according to a report.
KOMUSports’ Mark Kim reported Thursday that Beckner was arrested for possession of marijuana around 10 p.m. on Wednesday night. Tod Palmer of the Kansas City Star reported that Beckner was arrested and released.
UPDATE: Beckner has been suspended indefinitely by the team and will have to deal with “disciplinary measures,” according to Dave Matter of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Matter also tweeted out a statement made by Tigers coach Barry Odom.
Statement from Missouri coach Barry Odom on Terry Beckner's marijuana arrest/citation pic.twitter.com/TPJkxvJYTK
— Dave Matter (@Dave_Matter) January 21, 2016
SCOOP: Terry Beckner was arrested by MUPD for possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana. Working on more info. pic.twitter.com/xDucL0msst
— Mark Kim (@MarkJKim_) January 21, 2016
MUPD spokesman confirms that Missouri DT Terry Beckner Jr. was arrested and released for marijuana possession after a traffic stop Wed night
— Tod Palmer (@todpalmer) January 21, 2016
Beckner played 10 games for the Tigers, starting five, as a true freshman in 2015, but his season was cut short by an ACL and MCL tear. He was the No. 3 defensive tackle in the nation in the Class of 2015.
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