Report: TCU's top RB arrested on felony drug charges
TCU leading rusher Sewo Olonilua has been arrested on felony drug charges, according to multiple reports.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that Olonilua was arrested in Huntsville, Texas on felony drug charges. According to police records, Olonilua faces charges of possession of controlled substances weighing more than one gram and less than four grams, as well as possession of drug paraphernalia.
Olonilua was booked on Tuesday and was released on Wednesday after posting a $4,000 bail. No other details were available at the time.
Olonilua will enter his senior season in 2019 and is coming off a year in which he led the Horned Frogs in rushing. The running back appeared in 13 games for TCU, tallying 635 yards and two touchdowns on 135 carries in 2018. He also had 15 receptions for 86 yards.
After rushing for 194 yards in a 10-7 win over Cal, Olonilua was named the offensive MVP of the Cheez-It Bowl.
In his career at TCU, Olonilua has rushed for 1,087 yards and 10 touchdowns. He’s also racked up 269 yards on 36 catches in three years.
TCU will travel to West Lafayette to play Purdue on Sept. 14. It will be the third time the two teams have gone head to head, with the Boilermakers leading the all-time series 2-0. The last matchup came in 1970.