Three members of the Georgia Southern football team were arrested by the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department and are currently suspended from the program indefinitely.
Ross Alexander and Kurt Oehlbeck were both charged with possession of a schedule I controlled substance and criminal trespass. Additionally, Alexander Yost was charged with criminal trespass and criminal attempt to commit a felony.
The team acted quickly to suspend the trio, but the final fate of all three remains in question.
“They are suspended indefinitely until the conclusion of their legal process,” Georgia Southern athletic director Tom Kleinlein said in a statement Thursday afternoon. “Their status on the team will be reevaluated after that time.”
Oehlbeck – a rising sophomore – saw action in the Savannah State game last fall, recording a pair of solo tackles. Alexander played in three games, recording three assisted tackles and a pass breakup.
Yost did not appear for the Eagles last season, but recorded an interception in this year’s spring game.