West Virginia WR Marcus Simms suspended following DUI arrest
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Wide receiver Marcus Simms has been suspended for West Virginia’s season opener following his arrest on suspicion of drunken driving.
West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen announced the suspension Monday night. Holgorsen says in a statement that Simms also must fulfill certain requirements before reinstatement. The statement did not specify the conditions.
Holgorsen says Simms will be allowed to participate in team activities during the suspension.
The Dominion Post reports that according to a criminal complaint, Simms was arrested Sunday and charged with DUI and driving on a suspended or revoked license for DUI.
Simms played in nine games as a freshman last season and caught six passes for 95 yards and a touchdown.
West Virginia opens the season Sept. 3 against Virginia Tech in Landover, Maryland.