Tim Jordan a rising senior running back from Tennessee Volunteers was arrested in Lakeland, Florida yesterday morning.
Jordan finished third on the Vols in rushing with 428 yards and one touchdown on 104 carries (4.1 ypc). The Vols running back was arrested on firearm and marijuana charges on Saturday morning.
He has been charged with carrying a concealed firearm, cannabis possession of not more than 20 grams, and possession of paraphernalia.
According to 247 Sports, Lakeland police pulled over Jordan’s vehicle after was it seen speeding and swerving repeatedly into a bicycle lane. Jordan was behind the wheel and had a 17-year-old male passenger, both of whom were described as “extremely nervous” before it was found that Jordan was carrying a gun in his back pocket, loaded and unholstered, without a concealed carry permit, according to an arrest warrant. Police also discovered “a small bag containing about 9.25 grams of marijuana, as well as a scale and several small plastic bags” after initially smelling “a strong odor of cannabis emanating from inside” the vehicle.
The Bartow High School standout rushed for 1,300 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior in 2016.