Play Fantasy The Most Award Winning Fantasy game with real time scoring, top expert analysis, custom settings, and more. Play Now
Blog Entry

Kentucky LB Ridge Wilson arrested and suspended

Posted on: February 27, 2012 12:18 pm
Edited on: February 27, 2012 12:18 pm
 
Posted by Tom Fornelli

Kentucky linebacker Ridge Wilson was arrested over the weekend in Louisville and charged with trafficking in a controlled substance. A charge that is considered a felony.

Wilson was parked in his car with the lights off when a policeman approached his vehicle to see what Wilson was doing. Inside the car he found a pair of jeans in the back seat with a bag of Xanax in the pocket. Police also found $1,947 in the pants Wilson was wearing.

Police also said that Wilson kept mentioning to them that he was a football player at Kentucky, and seemed nervous the entire time.

Wilson has been suspended by Kentucky following the arrest, though when asked about the suspension, spokesperson Tom Neely would only say that Wilson "broke team rules."

Wilson, who will be a senior in the 2012 season, had 47 tackles in 9 games for Kentucky last season, including 3 for a loss and 2 sacks.

Keep up with the latest college football news from around the country. From the opening kick of the year all the way through the offseason, CBSSports.com has you covered with this daily newsletter. View a preview.

Get CBSSports.com College Football updates on Facebook
Comments

Since: Jul 5, 2008
Posted on: February 28, 2012 5:22 pm
 

Kentucky LB Ridge Wilson arrested and suspended

Keep digging into these programs...TCU, Kentucky, PSU, Syracuse....they all have dirt to dig into!  Its about time the NCAA does something and cleans up all the programs. This is just the tip of the iceberg.  So much happens when people come from a big college program.  Especially when you have coaches protecting them (OSU comes to mind).

Its sad to see when some of these kids have the possibility of going to the pros.  It amazes me how stupid they can get.  When it comes to drugs...the only place you are going to be going is JAIL! 



Since: Dec 27, 2011
Posted on: February 28, 2012 12:37 pm
 

Kentucky LB Ridge Wilson arrested and suspended

Aww, it's gonna be ok littlered.  And I always thought kynturkey was BLUE; but u must be one of those guys who pulls for looeyville AND KU??
Like how if either wins ur covered??   LOL, loser. 
L'ville is a buncha player-buyers as well.  Do they even play football or baseball in the state of krenturkey??

I guess you guys are too busy lovin' on horses and grazing on that bluegrass to care.  LOL!



Have a great day littlered.   




[also, I'm not married anymore, and while she was pretty (exwife), she was from texass and I had to dump her sry, lazy arse.  Not much good comes out of texass.  And, she was actually only 145lbs. 
Now that 300lbr you're talking about, that must be YOUR wife(sister).]     



Since: Sep 5, 2010
Posted on: February 28, 2012 12:03 pm
 

Kentucky LB Ridge Wilson arrested and suspended

Its also nice to see how CBS (i.e. - The SEC Sports Channel) also ISN'T running the story on the South Carolina kid (Watley) who just got nailed for Grand Larceny, Financial Transaction Card Theft and Violent Burglary in the second degree.

Oh! AND this is the same kid who was somehow eligible to play even after he was arrested in 2011 and charged with SIX COUNTS OF TERRORISTIC THREATS AND ACTS?!?!?  

Only in the SEC.

You have to be either an idiot or morally bankrupt to support this conference and its ridiculousness (and if you're being truthful with yourself, you'd have to agree).



Since: Feb 28, 2012
Posted on: February 28, 2012 10:51 am
 

Kentucky LB Ridge Wilson arrested and suspended

Kyntuckee?  Nice.  Shows your intelligence and stereotypical view.  If it had been a UK basketball player it would be front page news all over the world.  Do you know anything about this UK team besides thier record? No.  Have you read anything about the players?  No. Educate yourself before you speak.  After March they'll be enjoying thier 8th NCAA title and you'll be yelling at your 300lb wife to get you another beer.



Since: Dec 27, 2011
Posted on: February 27, 2012 9:51 pm
 

Kentucky LB Ridge Wilson arrested and suspended

Had this been one of kyntuckee's bought/paidfor superhuman basketball player-superstars the crooked mildcat boosters and alums would've just paidoff the arresting officer(s) and or police dept... 
can't have anything hampering that kty basketball program and it's sleazy coach and spoiled BIG $$ players now can we??

We'd probably never even heard about it.   



   



Since: Nov 24, 2008
Posted on: February 27, 2012 3:13 pm
 

Kentucky LB Ridge Wilson arrested and suspended

These charges are so sensational and this is Ridge's 2nd arrest in his 3 years at UK...i really can't imagine any way that Ridge will every suit up for the Wildcats again.  The loss of Ridge coupled with the 6 graduating SR starters from last year's less than stellar defensive unit means next year's defense will have a very difficult uphill battle this fall. 

The offense is going to have to put up some pretty impressive numbers, because i don't see the UK defense holding any of UK's quality opponents under 30.



Since: Jan 30, 2011
Posted on: February 27, 2012 2:50 pm
 

Kentucky LB Ridge Wilson arrested and suspended

Lucky for him he didn't of to TCU or he would have been kicked off the team!!! If this guy is playing this fall it'll show what a sham the whole "violated team rules" quote we hear so often truly is. If campus police had made the arrest we wouldn't have heard a thing. While I applaud TCU for being transparent I also think they were dumb for doing it. The whole thing started because of what a recruit told TCU staff. They could have done an internal investigation and kicked a few players for "violating team rules". Like the kid just kicked from Indiana, the two kids kicked from Georgia, the two Cal players kicked before their.bowl game or Cliff Harris kicked off of Oregon, and it never would have been such a big story.



Since: Sep 5, 2010
Posted on: February 27, 2012 1:48 pm
 

Kentucky LB Ridge Wilson arrested and suspended

I love how CBS (i.e. - the SEC Sports Channel) posts these stories on the far right side of a random page and not within their "Top Stories" listing.

Two grand in cash and actually SELLING out on the street?!?!?  Hell, the entire Ohio State fiasco was only $6K.

No, there's no story here.  We need to read some more stories about how a random kid in the B12 got a DUI or a kid in the B10 failed a class.

AGAIN... he was selling drugs for G#d sakes and we all know he will most likely stay with the Kentucky program regardless. Simply ridiculous.

PS - Nice touch how the kid kept telling the police he was a Kentucky football player just like some of the other kids arrested at Florida and LSU did recently. For some reason they seem to think that will get them off the hook.  Gee, I wonder why they think that way?




Since: Nov 24, 2008
Posted on: February 27, 2012 1:39 pm
 

Kentucky LB Ridge Wilson arrested and suspended

I suppose this guarentees that UK's big LB signee (Khalid Henderson) will play as a true freshman this fall?  and really need to contribute right away?  even if he doesn't start i'd assume Henderson will be on the 2-deep depth chart this fall.


I was thinking UK was going to be a little thin on LBs this year (with Trevathan and Sneed graduating)...are there many LBs waiting in the wings?


The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the author and do not reflect the views of CBS Sports or CBSSports.com