Report: Tennessee OL Coleman Thomas arrested on theft charge

Friday March 27th, 2015

Tennessee offensive tackle Coleman Thomas has been removed from all team activities after being arrested on a felony charge of theft on Wednesday, reports the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Thomas is alleged to have stolen three video games and an Xbox from a fellow student on campus, the report says. The items reportedly were valued at $640. From the report:

According to an arrest report, the victim reported that on March 13 between 10:55 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., someone entered his room at Reese Hall on the University of Tennessee's campus and stole his Xbox and three games — Call of Duty Warfare, NBA2K15 and NHL 15.

Authorities discovered that the items had been sold later the same day to the Game Stop store at 6731 Clinton Highway. The cost to reimburse Game Stop was $176 according to the arrest report.

As a true freshman last season, Thomas played in 11 games and started five while helping the Volunteers match their best win total (7-6) since 2007.

Thomas, a native of Max Meadows, Va., was rated a three-star recruit by in the class of 2014.

- Chris Johnson

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