Monday February 17th, 2014

(Scott Cunningham/Getty Images) Denzel Nkemdiche played in 10 games and had 35 tackles for Ole Miss last season. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Ole Miss linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche was arrested over the weekend and charged with three misdemeanors, according to Hugh Kellenberger of the Jackson (Miss.) Clarion-Ledger.

Nkemdiche was arrested at a student apartment complex late on Saturday night. Officers from the Oxford Police Department charged him with disturbing the peace, disorderly conduct and failure to comply with a police officer.

According to the report, Nkemdiche celebrated his 21st birthday on Saturday. Nkemdiche is the older brother of Ole Miss defensive end Robert Nkemdiche, the No. 1 overall prospect in the 2013 recruiting class. Denzel, a redshirt junior, played in 10 games and made 35 tackles last fall.

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