Starting CFB QB Arrested On DWI, Marijuana, Weapons Charges

first_imgGeneric photo of footballs in an end zone.(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)A former top college football recruit and son of a head coach of a major football program ran into some trouble with the law this weekend.According to a report from the USA Today, University of Texas El Paso quarterback Kai Locksley was arrested on Friday.The report details police arrested Locksley on charges of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana under two ounces, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon.Locklsey was held in El Paso County Jail overnight and remained there as of Saturday afternoon. El Paso County jail records show UTEP QB Kai Locksley was arrested today on suspicion of DWI, possession of marijuana, terroristic threat, and unlawful carrying of a weapon. First reported by @NicolasAlex915. Locksley is being held at Downtown Jail on $2,900 bond. #KTSM9Sports— Andy Morgan (@AndyMorganTV) June 8, 2019Locksley was ranked the No. 146 recruit in the country coming out of high school by 247Sports.He initially committed to play for Texas, where he started as a quarterback. He switched to wide receiver early in his career, before transferring to junior college.After transferring from Iowa Western Community College, Locksley landed at UTEP.He started eight games at quarterback last season for the Miners and played in nine. Locksley led the team with 937 yards passing and rushed for 340 yards and had six rushing touchdowns.He is the son of former Alabama offensive coordinator and current Maryland head coach Mike Locksley.We’ll have to wait and see if the university decides further punishment is necessary regarding the upcoming college football season.last_img