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Florida Gator wide receiver Antonio Callaway cited for marijuana possession

Florida wide receiver Antonio Callaway signs posters for fans after the Gators beat Iowa 30-3 in the Outback Bowl. (Grace Remington/WGFL)

Florida Gator wide receiver Antonio Callaway was cited for misdemeanor marijuana possession after a weekend traffic stop in Gainesville.

A Gainesville Police report released Thursday says an officer pulled over a black Mercedes on SW 22nd Place around 12:40 a.m. Thursday.

The report says the 20-year-old Callaway and 40-year-old Kendrick Lamount Williams were both in the back seat.

The officer wrote that he patted down Callaway and found 7 grams of marijuana in his front pocket. The report says Callaway admitted it belonged to him.

The report says Williams told officers a baggy with 5 grams of marijuana beneath the seat was his.

Both men were cited and released at the scene.

Callaway, a rising junior, started 12 games for the Gators this season. He's expected to declare for the draft after this season.

The team released this statement today: "Coach McElwain is aware of it and it is being dealt with."


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