The troubled offseason for head coach Kevin Sumlin and the Texas A&M Aggies is continuing, unfortunately, as we’re learning on Wednesday that three members of the football team–Howard Matthews, Edward Pope and Gavin Stansbury–were arrested following a traffic stop last Thursday, according to ESPN. The charges for all three are as follows:
Matthews faces charges of speeding, failure to exhibit a driver’s license and failure to appear. The 6-foot-2 senior defensive back was second on the team with 90 tackles last season and tied for first with three interceptions.
Pope faces a charge of failure to appear. The 6-foot-4 junior wide receiver finished last season with nine receptions for 65 yards.
Stansbury, a senior defensive lineman who has played in more than 30 games in his career with the Aggies, faces a misdemeanor charge of assault with Harris County. In a probable cause statement, a complainant alleges that Stansbury poured a can of beer on his head and struck him with a closed fist on April 1 at Rice University.
This news comes on the heels of the front runner to take over for Johnny Manziel, Kenny Hill, being arrested a few weeks ago for public intoxication.
Right now, Sumlin has to just be hoping for the regular season to come a lot faster, as his team is losing the offseason behavioral battle to this point.