Ole Miss defensive back Charles Sawyer was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with DUI and running a stop sign, Lafayette County Sheriff’s records show.
Rebels coach Hugh Freeze late Sunday said he had recently learned of the incident and was gathering information.
Freeze will hold his regular Monday press conference this afternoon.
Sawyer, a senior from Miami, was held out of the Rebels’ 31-13 win over Southeast Missouri in an effort to get him healthy to play this week at Texas. He played only sparingly at Vanderbilt and spent most of August camp recovering from off-season surgeries to his rotator cuff and meniscus. It is the staff’s hope that Sawyer, when he’s next available, can bring some stability to a shaky situation at cornerback.