By John Davis
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.