Legal issues for Mackey, Mosley | Ole Miss Sports

Update 3:40 p.m.

We’ll go to practice in a bit. Nutt will talk after practice. Not much more has turned up by way of OPD. Officers responded to a fight at the Lyric. According to the arrest report Mackey was taken into custody after he “came forward and hit the officer in the lip.” Mackey insisted he was pushed and was taken outside. We’ll see about 6:30 or so if Nutt has gathered enough information to update his decision. On the radio it sounded like he had a good idea that Mackey would not be available against BYU.

Update 12:43 p.m.

Here’s the tweet from Eli Savoie, whose Twitter page says he’s the midday host for WHBQ in Memphis:

Eli Savoie

This Houston Nutt statement issued through media relations is less strong: “We are currently gathering information on the incident involving Randall. Once we have all the facts, we will determine the appropriate course of action.”
Savoie just posted a link to the radio interview with Nutt: HERE IT IS

As we speak of the quarterbacks this morning comes the news that Randall Mackey was arrested last night on charges of disorderly conduct.

The Clarion-Ledger blogged this morning that Mackey was arrested in connection with a fight at The Lyric around midnight and that Mackey has been released from jail.
Disorderly conduct is a misdemeanor.

Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt will talk after today’s practice and will no doubt address his quarterbacks and now other things as well.

Also over the weekend tight end Jamal Mosley was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with public drunk, according to

It’s Mosley’s first brush with law enforcement at Ole Miss but not his first brush with the law.

ESPN blogged in Sept. 2009 that Mosley was under a restraining order filed by a female at the time that he left Oklahoma State for what was defined as “personal reasons.” He had also been charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession earlier that summer.