Memphis football team does the Tiger Walk before spring game. Evan Barnes/The Commercial Appeal
December 27, 2015 – Memphis defensive lineman Jared Gentry (middle) looks for the running back during practice at Birmingham-Southern College as the Tigers prepare for their bowl game against Auburn in Birmingham, Ala. Gentry and offensive lineman Drew Kyser, both freshman, were high school teammates in Opelika, Al., and will play in their home state in their first bowl game Wednesday. (Mark Weber/The Commercial Appeal) (Photo: Mark Weber, The Commercial Appeal)Buy Photo
Former Memphis football player Jared Gentry, who was arrested in February on two drug charges, avoided further prosecution when his felony charge was amended to a misdemeanor and he agreed to participate in a diversion program.
Gentry, 20, was charged with felony possession of marijuana with the intent to manufacture, deliver and sell as well as possession of drug paraphernalia, which is considered a misdemeanor.
Both charges can be expunged from Gentry’s record pending he remain out