According to NBC Sports, not only is Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown already dealing with the arrest of WR Cayleb Jones for breaking the jaw of a tennis player, but now another wideout, Kendall Sanders, has been charged with driving under the influence.
Sanders was arrested at 5:10 a.m. Saturday morning and released a couple of hours later on a $3,000 bond. Adding insult to injury, he was actually arrested by Texas A&M police.
Brown released a statement, expressing “disappointment” in his player’s actions and decision-making.
“We’re aware of Kendall’s situation, have talked with him and his family, and are disappointed any time one of our players is accused of wrongdoing. We take a strong stance against drinking and driving and will continue to monitor this situation to get more details,” the statement read. “Following the completion of the legal process, we will do what’s best for The University, Kendall and the team. One thing we have great pride in about our program is our family atmosphere and there also will be discipline handled within our family.”
Jones has been suspended from team activities indefinitely. However, Sanders’ punishment has yet to be determined. Just as Brown stated, the school will be waiting until after the legal process has run its course. At that point, the powers that be will be making a decision on Sanders’ role with the team going forward.
As a freshman in 2012, Sanders caught two passes for 15 yards, but was expected to see increased playing time this fall.