SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Ole Miss sophomore running back Rodney Scott was arrested and charged with disturbing the peace Thursday afternoon after being apparently being involved in an on-campus dispute with another student.Scott was allegedly involved in a fight with another individual, Elmer Johnson, according to information provided by university police. According to information provided by a source with information on the incident, the fight occured at the Turner Center and allegedly revolved around damage inflicted by Johnson on Scott’s vehicle.
Nutt confirmed to the Jackson Clarion Ledger that Scott overheard Johnson bragging about the damage he did with his own car keys to Scott’s car, sparking the altercation. Nutt returned a text message this evening that he was “still gathering facts” about the incident and examining any repercussions stemming from the fight. (July 15, 2010)