MSU Junior Running Back LJ Scott Arrested for Driving with Suspended License

Oct 19, 2017

MSU Junior Running Back LJ Scott.
Credit MSU Athletics

According to the Lansing State Journal, Michigan State junior running back LJ Scott was arrested Wednesday for driving on a suspended license. This is the seventh time that Scott, 21, has faced the same, or a similar charge.

The report states that the charge carries up to a year in jail if convicted because he has at least one prior conviction of the same charge. That initial charge occurred in February of 2016, which usually results in a 93-day misdemeanor. The charge for Scott was dropped in exchange for an equipment violation citation with fines totaling $500. 

Scott was arraigned in 54B District Court and plead not guilty, posting a $500 personal recognizance bond. A pre-trail hearing has been scheduled for November 2nd. 

The junior running back from Hubbard, Ohio is coming off a breakout game last week against Minnesota. Scott rushed for 194 yards and two touchdowns in the 30-27 win. The Spartans (5-1, 3-0) host Indiana (3-3, 0-3) on Saturday.