WDRB reports Ridge Wilson arrested on drug charge

UPDATE via@jenheraldleader: “Spokesman Tony Neely said LB Ridge Wilson has been suspended from Kentucky’s football team.”

UPDATE AT 4:30 p.m.: UK confirms that Wilson has been dismissed from the football team.

WDRB-TV in Louisville reported that Kentucky linebacker Ridge Wilson has been arrested on felony drug charges.

Hat tip to WDRB’s @patdoney for mug shot.

Doney’s tweet: “UK linebacker Ridge Wilson was arrested on felony drug trafficking charges last night per @WDRBNews

A senior-to-be, Wilson was suspended indefinitely earlier in his career for allegedly striking his girlfriend. Then head coach Rick Brooks ultimately allowed Wilson to return to the team. He was reinstated in September 2009.

The Louisville native missed the last part of last season with a shoulder injury. He played in nine games with 47 tackles and two sacks.

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