Vols suspend Kelly, Ignont for UK game Saturday

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee running back John Kelly and linebacker Will Ignont have been suspended for the Volunteers matchup with Kentucky.

Kelly and Ignont received citations after police said they found marijuana in Kelly's car during a traffic stop.

Knoxville police say they stopped a car for having a headlight out Tuesday at about 10:46 p.m. Police said they searched the vehicle after smelling marijuana and found 4.6 grams of marijuana and a glass pipe in the console.

Kelly, the Volunteers' leading rusher, was cited for possession of Schedule VI. Tennessee law defines marijuana as a "Schedule VI" drug. He also was cited for having no proof of insurance and for his car having a non-working headlight.

Ignont was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.



 
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