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FSU's James Wilder Jr. reinstated to team

Florida State running back James Wilder Jr. has been reinstated to the football team after pleading no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge of resisting an officer without violence, according to multiple reports.

Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher announced in a statement that Wilder will resume all activity with the program.

Wilder Jr. was arrested Feb. 22 and charged with obstructing a law enforcement officer without violence and battery on the officer. He was released on $2,000 bail.

As part of his plea deal, Wilder was given six months probation, will have to complete a nine-day work program, was fined $225 and wrote a letter to the officer he allegedly resisted, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

FSU canceled practice Wednesday because of inclement weather, so Wilder will return to the field Thursday.

A rising sophomore, Wilder rushed for 160 yards and a touchdown on 35 carries last season, adding two catches for 14 yards. He is the son of former NFL running back James Wilder Sr.