UNC linebacker faces marijuana charge

From staff reportsJuly 12, 2010 

Quan Sturdivant, an All-ACC linebacker for the UNC-Chapel Hill football team, has been charged with possession of marijuana.

Sturdivant, 21, of Oakboro was arrested Saturday morning by Albemarle police and charged with possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana, a misdemeanor. Sturdivant is scheduled to appear Aug. 2 in Stanly County District Court.

Last year Sturdivant was the first Tar Heel linebacker named first-team All-ACC since 1997, according to the school's website.

Sturdivant also was one of 16 semifinalists for the Butkus Award, given to the nation's top linebacker.

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