The mother of former Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd was arrested at the Florida-Tennessee game, per reports.
As reported by the Knoxville News Sentinel, Tara Michelle Smotherman, mother of former Vols running back Jalen Hurd, was arrested during Tennessee's game against Florida in Knoxville on Sept. 24.
Per the Sentinel, the Knox County Sheriff's Office had received multiple complaints about Smotherman creating a disturbance during the game. Smotherman also allegedly got physical with the officer escorting her out of Neyland Stadium, according to records:
When KCSO officer Cheralyn Wood tried to escort Smotherman out of the stadium, Smotherman got in her face and started yelling at her, the records read.
Smotherman pushed Wood in the chest and became combative on the exit ramp as Wood and another officer escorted her out of the stadium, the records state. She continued to resist and verbally abuse the officers until they forced her to the ground and handcuffed her with her arms behind her back, according to the records.
Smotherman's court date is set for Nov. 28 for charges of physical assault and resisting arrest according to the court reports mentioned by the Sentinel.
Hurd announced earlier this week his plans to transfer from Tennessee and head coach Butch Jones confirmed that during his weekly press conference.