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UR football player off team, facing drug charges

University of Richmond running back Jeremiah Hamlin is off the team and facing drug charges after an investigation by university police. (Source: University of Richmond) University of Richmond running back Jeremiah Hamlin is off the team and facing drug charges after an investigation by university police. (Source: University of Richmond)

A University of Richmond running back is off the team and facing drug charges after an investigation by university police.

Jeremiah Hamlin was arrested on campus on Oct. 29 on charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, as well as selling drugs near a school, according to court records. The amount seized led to the distribution charge, according to University of Richmond officials, but further details aren't being released.

"Sophomore running back Jeremiah Hamlin is no longer enrolled at the University of Richmond and is no longer a member of the Spider football program," the school's athletic department said in a statement.

Hamlin appeared in court on Friday morning and was released on his own recognizance.

The Jacksonville, FL native attended Fork Union Military Academy prior to University of Richmond. Hill was named second-team preseason All-CAA by College Sports Madness.

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