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Tennessee's Kelly, Ignont cited on possession charges; won't play vs Kentucky

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Update:John Kelly will not play against Kentucky.

Here is a statement from Tennessee head coach Butch Jones:

John Kelly and Will Ignont will be suspended for the Kentucky game as a result of the incident on Tuesday night. Members of our football team have a responsibility to represent the University of Tennessee in a first-class manner. I met with John and Will and they understand their actions were unacceptable.

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Original story

Tennessee running back John Kelly and linebacker Will Ignont have received citations after police said they found marijuana in Kelly's car during a traffic stop. Knoxville police say they stopped a car for having a headlight out Tuesday at about 10:46 p.m. Police said they searched the vehicle after smelling marijuana and found 4.6 grams of marijuana and a glass pipe in the console. Kelly, the Volunteers' leading rusher, was cited for possession of Schedule VI. Tennessee law defines marijuana as a "Schedule VI" drug. He also was cited for having no proof of insurance and for his car having a non-working headlight. Ignont was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia. Tennessee athletic department spokesman Zach Stipe says "we are aware of the incident and we are looking into it."

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