Not smart dude! Former Missouri Tiger Shane Ray, who at one time was considered a top-10 pick in the upcoming NFL draft on Thursday, was pulled over by the Highway Patrol for speeding on I-70 early Monday morning and was cited for marijuana possession.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Scott White, Ray was not impaired, and was cooperating. He was issued a warning for speeding and was cited for misdemeanor possession of marijuana (35 grams or fewer).
In a statement released to NFL.com, Ray apologized to his mother, fans and prospective NFL teams.”
“I am embarrassed and realize there are consequences for my actions,” Ray’s statement read. “I was not under the influence or impaired, therefore I was not detained. Fortunately, Monday’s incident only resulted in a citation. I will make better choices in the future. It is imperative that I continue to strive to better myself. My future NFL career has been something I have always dreamed about and is very important to me. I commit that my actions will represent that. There are no excuses here, and I will take the necessary steps to ensure this will not happen again. I will not jeopardize my ability to have a positive impact on and off the field moving forward.”
He has a June 30 court date in Cooper County.