UPDATED: Demetruce McNeal dismissed from team following arrest for second-degree marijuana possession

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Posted: Saturday, August 17, 2013 3:50 pm | Updated: 7:27 pm, Sat Aug 17, 2013.

Auburn safety Demetruce McNeal was arrested early Saturday morning on charges of second-degree marijuana possession and was dismissed from the team later that afternoon by head coach Gus Malzahn.

“After visiting with Demetruce, I made the decision to dismiss him from our team," Malzahn said in a statement released by the university. "We have high expectations both on and off the field for our players.”

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