Ole Miss WR Epps arrested in Oxford



By John Davis

Oxford Citizen

OXFORD – Ole Miss freshman wide receiver Sammie Epps was arrested by the Oxford Police Department on two charges Friday night, driving without a license and possession of marijuana.

Epps, a native of Greenwood, was booked into the Lafayette County Detention Center at 11 p.m., according to the jail docket. He was released on bail Saturday morning and is scheduled to appear in municipal court.

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said in a statement that “we are aware of the matter and will address it once we have gathered more facts.”

The 6-foot-5 Epps, a high school tight end who’s battling for playing time at slot receiver, was in attendance at Ole Miss practice on Monday. The Tuesday practice was closed to the public and media.

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  • James O Coley

    I can not understand why these athletes jeopardizes their future like this? A full education paid for, now gone or should be. It seems that they have no self respect and only think of BIG I.

    • TWBDB

      I don’t think these minor infractions are any of our business and this instance in of itself should not jeopardize his career. At best, this instance should be between he, the police force, and maybe the coach and go no further.