Clemson All-American wide receiver Sammy Watkins was arrested on May 4th for possession of marijuana and a controlled substance. The sophomore was driving with fellow soccer player Amadou-Tidiane Daniel Dia when they were pulled over. A copy of the police report was obtained and stated:
The men were arrested when police stopped the car Watkins was driving after an officer saw it scrape against a curb on campus and because the temporary license was not illuminated. When the officer pulled the car over in a parking lot off Common Court, he smelled marijuana. During a search he found marijuana and two pills for which Watkins did not have a prescription.
After a phenomenal freshman season in which he burst onto the national radar, Watkins led Clemson with 82 catches for 1,219 yards and 12 touchdowns. “I made a mistake last night and I’m