Sophomore Linebacker Arrested, No Longer On Team

An Arkansas Razorback football player is no longer on the team following an arrest Tuesday evening.

Police entered the home of sophomore linebacker Demetrius Walker and found 95.8 grams of marijuana, 40 Xanax pills and an AR-15 with a loaded magazine in his apartment on Futrall Drive.

Walker was booked at 10:50 p.m. Tuesday and was charged for: Delivery of Marijuana, Possession of a Schedule IV Substance with Intent to Deliver, Possession of a Schedule VI Substance with Intent to Deliver, Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He is scheduled to appear in court on Friday at 12:45 p.m.

The Arkansas Athletic Department released the following statement following Walker’s arrest:

“We are aware of charges involving Demetrius Walker, a student-athlete on our football team. The student-athlete has been suspended from our football program indefinitely, and we will continue to monitor the situation and cooperate fully with any related legal and campus processes. Our continued expectation is that our student-athletes conduct themselves and represent the University of Arkansas in an appropriate manner at all times.”

Walker played in all 12 games this season and recorded 17 tackles.


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