D'onta Foreman, Texans' third round pick, arrested in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas- Texans rookie RB D'onta Foreman was arrested early Sunday on gun and marijuana charges, ESPN and NFL Media reports. 

According to the University of Texas Police Department, they responded to a report of a marijuana smell coming from three cars parked outside a residence hall shortly after midnight. 

Police found marijuana in each vehicle and a firearm in one of them. Forman was taken into custody and charged with marijuana possession and unlawful carrying of a weapon. There were also six other men cited for possession, but they were released. 

The Texans released the following statement in a tweet:

"The Texans are aware of a situation involving D'Onta Foreman. We are gathering additional information and will have no further comment." 

 

 

Foreman was chosen as the Texan's third round pick in the 2017 draft. Foreman had 2,028 yards rushing with 15 touchdowns as a junior for the Longhorns last season and won the Doak Walker Award given to the country's best running back.

Related: Texans select Vandy LB Cunningham, Texas RB D'Onta Foreman

 

 

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