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Lyerla was booked for possession of cocaine on Wednesday night.
Last night, ex-Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla was booked for possession of cocaine. According to Oregon's Register-Guard, police observed Lyerla snorting what appeared to be a white powdery substance while in a parked vehicle. After being confronted by police, Lyerla admitted to possessing and using cocaine.
A Lane County jail dispatch clerk tells The Register-Guard that Lyerla was booked for unlawful possession of cocaine.— RG Sports (@rgsports) October 24, 2013
The 20-year-old has had a rough month as he decided to leave the team on October 7. This came on the heels of Lyerla missing games against Tennessee and Colorado for what coach Mark Helfrich said was a suspension for violating team rules. Earlier this month, Lyerla left the team in what he said was to prepare himself for the NFL Draft this spring. Lyerla's status is sure to take a hit as there were already whispers of character concerns among scouts.