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Ole Miss DE Robert Nkemdiche charged with marijuana possession
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Ole Miss DE Robert Nkemdiche charged with marijuana possession
Monday December 14th, 2015

Ole Miss defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche has been charged with marijuana possession after falling 15 feet from a wall at an Atlanta hotel and sustaining multiple cuts on Saturday evening​, according to Tyler Estep the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

A police report states that seven rolled marijuana cigarettes were found in his hotel room.

According to the report, the 21-year-old broke a hotel window, walked roughly 15 feet and then climbed over a wall before falling. He was hospitalized after the incident.

An Atlanta police spokesperson told reporters that Nkemdiche was conscious at the scene and was hospitalized in stable condition.

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Nkemdiche, a junior, has recorded 29 tackles and three sacks this season. In his NFL mock draft, SI.com’s Chris Burke projected the 6'4", 296-pound tackle as the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft.

Ole Miss (9–3) will play Oklahoma State (10–2) in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1.

- Christopher Chavez

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