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Stepfather Of Ole Miss' Laremy Tunsil Claims Son Was With "Agents" On Night Of Arrest

Update: Ole Miss head coach Huge Freeze has provided a statement on Tunsil. 

">June 30, 2015

">June 30, 2015

Earlier: Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil was arrested on Friday for hitting his stepfather, allegedly while he was protecting his mother. Now, Tunsil's stepfather Lindsey Miller is claiming Tunsil's association with football agents caused the argument that led to the confrontation between him and his stepson. 

The Clarion-Ledger has the details, courtesy of a police report obtained by the newspaper:

According to the police report, when deputy Rudy Howell arrived at the scene at 7:19 p.m. Thursday night, Miller was "very excited" and told Howell that "Tunsil and the agents" left in a yellow convertible.

Tunsil's voluntary statements were not attached to the report obtained by The Clarion-Ledger. Ole Miss did not immediately respond to a request from The Clarion-Ledger seeking comment.

According to Miller's statements to Howell, Desiree Tunsil walked out of the house during the argument about Tunsil's alleged contact with agents when Laremy Tunsil entered.

Miller, 53, then claims he extended his hand to give Tunsil a handshake, but Tunsil allegedly shoved him against a wall and started hitting him.

This whole situation is certainly getting ugly. Tunsil is a projected top pick in next year's NFL Draft, so this is worth keeping an eye on moving forward.