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Former No. 1 Recruit Arrested On Felony Charges

A general view of Missouri's football field.

COLUMBIA, MO - OCTOBER 19: A general view of Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium during the game between the Florida Gators and the Missouri Tigers on October 19, 2013 in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

A former No. 1 overall college football recruit has been arrested on felony charges.

Dorial Green-Beckham, a former five-star wide receiver prospect, has been arrested for felony drug possession, according to TMZ.

The two-time USA TODAY High School All-American was arrested in Missouri, according to reports.

From TMZ:

Ex-NFL wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was arrested on a felony drug possession charge in Missouri on Wednesday, TMZ Sports has learned.

Details surrounding the arrest are unclear (we're working on it) but we know the 25-year-old was also hit with a resisting arrest charge.

Green-Beckham was hauled to a police station in Springfield where he was booked and locked up. As of this post, he's still behind bars.

Green-Beckham was ranked the No. 1 recruit in the 2012 class by Rivals.com. He committed to Missouri and starred for the Tigers for two seasons, but was dismissed from the program after his sophomore season.

The former star wide receiver transferred to Oklahoma, but never played for the Sooners.

Green-Beckham was a second-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He's been out of the league since 2017.