Fooch's Update: The headline has been corrected to reflect that Ray was cited for marijuana possession, not arrested.
The 2015 NFL Draft is three short days away, and one player's stock might have taken a hit. A Missouri radio host came across this online
arrest police report for the Missouri Highway Patrol. According to the report, Shane Ray was arrested cited for possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana, as well as failing to "drive in the right lane of the highway with two or more lanes."
I don't really care if a football player wants to smoke marijuana. However, when you are a few days away from potentially the biggest moment of your young life, wouldn't you try and avoid these kinds of things? I don't think it necessarily says anything about his character, but it does come across as pretty stupid to get arrested so close to the draft.
Ray already had some question marks when he was not cleared for the Combine due to a toe injury. Teams knew about this, so I don't know how much it would have impacted his draft stock. However, combine that with this arrest, and one has to wonder if it will be enough to drop him out of the first round. All it takes is one person wanting him to stop a slide, but I just don't know. Sometimes you just can't cure stupid.