Three football players arrested over the weekend in Manhattan in separate incidents

Three football players were arrested in Manhattan over the weekend in separate incidents. (Logan Wassall | Collegian Media Group)

DeMarrquese Hayes, freshman linebacker, Jacardia Wright, redshirt freshman running back, and Nick Allen, redshirt sophomore linebacker, were arrested this weekend in Manhattan in three separate incidents.

Hayes was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol at 9:55 p.m. on Feb. 29. Hayes signed with Kansas State in December and began classes in January. He joined the team for their spring practices.

Wright was arrested for failure to appear at 3:49 a.m. on March 1. His bond is set at $500. This past season, Wright racked up 122 rushing yards.

Allen was also arrested for driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol with bond set at $1,500. Allen is a walk-on player from Overland Park and saw action in all 13 games last season.

K-State Athletics was not available for a statement at the time of publishing.

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