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Texas A&M WR Ricky Seals-Jones arrested on a disorderly conduct for language charge

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Ricky Seals-Jones making one of his three 2013 catches. (AP)

Texas A&M WR Ricky Seals-Jones was arrested in College Station, Texas early Sunday morning on a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.

Seals-Jones, who took a medical redshirt for most of 2013 because of a knee injury, was being carried away from a College Station establishment around 2:30 a.m. according to police and bumped into someone, which led to an exchange of words.

From KBTX:

As the officer moved towards the scene to see and hear what was going on, he says Seals-Jones broke away from his friends and yelled "F*** you! You want some?" The officer also says Seals-Jones motioned to the other person like he wanted to fight. The player was taken into custody on the misdemeanor charge.

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Per the significant activity report on the College Station Police Department website, "language" is cited as the reason for Seals-Jones' arrest.

KBTX said A&M initially said Seals-Jones would be indefinitely suspended, however a team spokesperson said the school is investigating the incident to determine any discipline.

A four-star recruit in the class of 2012, Seals-Jones was expected to team with Mike Evans as a big and fast receiving tandem for Johnny Manziel to throw to. However, after having three catches for 84 yards against Rice, Seals-Jones underwent knee surgery in September and got a medical redshirt in October. Now, with Evans gone to the NFL, many are going to look to Seals-Jones to directly succeed him.

Seals-Jones' arrest comes a just over a week after A&M quarterback Kenny Hill was arrested. Hill was arrested March 28 for public intoxication. Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin called Hill's arrest "disappointing" and it's easy to see him using similar language about Seals-Jones' incident, even if the charge seems quite unique.

“I think people think we don’t do anything,” Sumlin said Monday (via the Houston Chronicle). “We’ve got a whole educational process with our young guys when they come in. The ‘CHAMPS’ class puts them through the structure of basically growing up. It helps guys with a sense of urgency about time management, and about on the field and off the field situations.

“(As for) drug and alcohol counselors, we have a couple of those guys come in at least once a semester. We have a complete curriculum and educational process for all of those guys. Yeah … (Hill’s arrest) is disappointing.”

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