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College Football QB Accused Of Selling Marijuana To His Teammates

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A college football quarterback has been accused of selling marijuana to his teammates. The quarterback was arrested on Friday.

Florida Institute of Technology quarterback Brandon Ziarno was arrested on Friday during a routine traffic stop. The quarterback was reportedly arrested on marijuana charges after police found 65.7 grams of pot in small, plastic bags.

Ziarno reportedly told police he would tell them anything they wanted to know, which apparently included admitting to selling to his teammates.

From News 6 in Orlando:

Ziarno, 21, told officers he would tell them anything they wanted to know after he was pulled over for running a stop sign and police smelled marijuana coming from his vehicle on Country Club Road, News 6 partner Florida Today reported.

Police reports state that Ziarno, a Melbourne Central Catholic graduate, confessed to selling marijuana to a "few" of his Panthers teammates.

Ziarno was charged with possession of cannabis over 20 grams and possession of cannabis with intent to sell or deliver.

Ziarno has been Florida Tech's backup quarterback. He's heading into his junior season. The quarterback was a standout performer in high school, throwing for more than 7,000 yards.