He started the year as one to watch. Now, he’s probably one to forget.
Colt Lyerla was arrested on Wednesday for unlawful possession of cocaine and interfering with a police officer, according to the Lane County (Ore.) Sheriffs Department.
The news follows his recent departure from the University of Oregon, after a troubled career that included much controversy.
The report states police observed Lyerla snorting what appeared to be a white powdery substance in a parked vehicle in Eugene. He admitted to using cocaine.
Chip had linked Lyerla up with Chris Herren for guidance w/ drug issues when he came to speak in '12. Sad he didn't listen
— John Middlekauff (@JohnMiddlekauff) October 24, 2013
This probably ends his hopes of playing in the NFL. There’s simply too much baggage.