Posted by Chip Patterson
Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace has only been on campus a couple of weeks, but the early enrollee from head coach Hugh Freeze's 2012 class has found a way to make headlines. Wallace was cited Thursday for underage possession of alcohol, according to Oxford Police.
Wallace signed with Ole Miss and enrolled earlier this month after a breakout 2011 season for East Mississippi Community College. The 6-foot-5, 215 pound quarterback set single-season NJCAA records for passing yards (4,604) and touchdowns (53), and was named the the junior college national player of the year.
In a statement, head coach Hugh Freeze told The Clarion-Ledger he was aware of the citation and the matter would be handled internally. Wallace was issued the post-arrest citation for MIP at 10:15 p.m. Thursday at Rooster's Blues House on the Square.
With a new head coach and no starting quarterback named, Wallace is expected to compete for the first-string quarterback position this spring. He will be able to compete immediately, and has three years of eligibility left for the Rebels.
For updates on the rest of the Ole Miss 2012 recruiting class, check out the SEC Signing Day Overview at the Eye On Recruiting.
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Ole Miss juco QB cited for underage drinking
Posted on: January 26, 2012 9:01 am
Edited on: January 26, 2012 9:01 am