Texas A&M defensive lineman McKinnley Jackson has been suspended by the workforce after he was arrested Thursday on two drug fees, together with possession of a managed substance, a second-degree felony.
Jackson additionally was charged with one misdemeanor rely of possession of marijuana beneath 2 ounces. He was launched from the Brazos County Jail on $22,000 bond.
A Texas A&M spokesman mentioned Jackson has been suspended from soccer actions per college coverage after a participant is arrested.
Arrest information present the date of the offense as April 7. The Brazos County District Lawyer’s Workplace mentioned the arrest was made after an investigation.
The managed substance cost beneath Texas regulation carries a attainable penalty of two to twenty years in jail and a attainable fantastic of as much as $10,000.
Jackson, a 6-foot-2, 325-pound sophomore from Lucedale, Mississippi, performed in all 10 video games final season for the Aggies with one begin. He had 13 tackles, two for a loss, and 1½ sacks and was named to the SEC’s All-Freshman workforce. He was in line to doubtlessly begin on the Aggies’ defensive entrance as a alternative for Bobby Brown, who was chosen within the fourth spherical of this 12 months’s NFL draft by the Los Angeles Rams.
Jackson was the No. 98 total recruit and No. 8 defensive lineman in addition to the highest total prospect from Mississippi within the 2020 ESPN 300.