Auburn senior quarterback Nick Marshall, one of the most exciting players in the Southeastern Conference, was supposed to represent the Tigers as one of the school's Media Days participants. Instead, after receiving a citation for marijuana possession in Georgia this past Friday, Marshall will be watching it all from home, just like the rest of us. Head coach Gus Malzahn made the decision to pull Marshall from the event, given the circumstances. Marshall will be replaced by tight end C.J. Uzomah.
It's a decision that will come with great controversy. While many believe that it'd have been unwise to have Marshall represent his teammates and the school so soon after the event, others believe that if he's going to remain part of the program, he should have had to "face the music" and deal with the media onslaught.