Bulldog Wideout De’Runnya Wilson Arrested for Marijuana

A new week can’t come soon enough for Mississippi State football and their fans after yet another star player was involved in an altercation. This time it was leading wide receiver De’Runnya Wilson, who was arrested for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. According to the Jackson (Miss.) Clarion Ledger, Wilson and four other men were pulled over for speeding on the way to a friend’s birthday party before police found hints of drugs aboard the vehicle.

In that same Jackson (Miss.) Clarion-Ledger report, according to police chief Greg Jackson, “the four men were all traveling on US 84 in River Falls. Jackson pulled the vehicle over at 9 p.m. for going 59 miles per hour in a 45 mile an hour speed zone in the rain. All four men admitted they couldn’t pass a drug test.”

During his junior season, Wilson was a major part of the Mississippi State offense becoming one of quarterback Dak Prescott’ss favorite targets, totaling 680 yards and nine touchdowns. Wilson will likely remain a major part of the offense and is slatted to be the team’s top returning weapon.  This may change, however, as Wilson faces sanctions from the program.

It remains unclear how the school plans on handling the arrest, but have said that they are aware of the incident and have yet to come to a final decision. Fans should expect the situation to be handled internally unless there are more severe sanctions handed down such as a suspension from game or practice time.  Nonetheless, more information will be made available as the case unravels so make sure to tune in to CampusSports.net for all your breaking news needs.

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