Report: Star LSU WR Malik Nabers arrested in New Orleans on weapons charge

LSU receiver Malik Nabers was arrested on a weapons charge in New Orleans on Monday night, according to a report from WAFB in Baton Rouge.

Nabers was reportedly arrested around 9 p.m. CT and booked into the Orleans Parish Jail around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning. Per WAFB, he was charged with the illegal carrying of a weapon, and he was released on his own recognizance later on Tuesday morning.

According to the report from WAFB, the LSU athletic department is aware of the situation and is working to gather more details before releasing a statement.

A rising junior from Youngsville, Louisiana, Nabers has totaled 100 catches for 1,434 yards and seven touchdowns. He had a breakout season in 2022, leading LSU receivers with 1,017 yards, and he was expected to be the Tigers’ top option in the passing game this fall.

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