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Johnson, Erving arrested for marijuana

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Two South Carolina football players were
arrested early Sunday and charged with simple marijuana possession,
raising the total number of Gamecocks arrested since the end of
last season to 11.

Sophomore linebacker Josh Johnson, sophomore defensive back Ty
Erving and another 18-year-old man were cited not far from the
university after an officer smelled marijuana coming from the
parked car the players were sitting in, according to a police
report.

The officer ordered Johnson, Erving and Justin Johnson out of
the car, according to the report, and found a small amount of
marijuana.

The athletics department should receive a copy of the incident
report Monday. Athletic director Mike McGee will review it before
deciding whether the players should be disciplined, spokeswoman
Michelle Schmitt said Sunday night.

Nine other Gamecocks players have been arrested on charges
ranging from domestic violence to grand larceny.