UNC DB Simmons suspended from team activities

BY foxsports • July 24, 2015

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina senior cornerback Malik Simmons has been suspended indefinitely from all team activities.

Team spokesman Kevin Best announced the suspension Friday.

Chapel Hill police records indicate Simmons was arrested early Wednesday morning on Franklin Street and charged with resisting arrest.

He also faces an Aug. 3 court date after he was arrested May 16 on a misdemeanor charge of marijuana possession.

The 31-year-old Simmons, from Lehigh Acres, Florida, started five of 12 games last season for the Tar Heels. He had 34 tackles, three passes broken up and a forced fumble.

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