Two current Tennessee players were arrested and seven others were cited for alcohol-related offenses at a party over the weekend, the Associated Press reported.
Linebacker A.J. Johnson was arrested for purchasing alcohol for a person underage and resisting arrest, and defensive tackle Danny O'Brien was arrested for criminal impersonation, resisting arrest and underage consumption of alcohol.
Other current Vols players cited for providing alcohol to underage people were linebackers Jakob Johnson, Curt Maggitt and Jalen Reeves-Maybin. Cited for underage consumption were offensive lineman Dontavius Blair, defensive lineman Malik Brown, cornerback Justin Coleman and defensive end Dimarya Mixon.
The police report stated that Johnson and former Vols player Dontavis Sapp provided marijuana to underaged individuals at the party. No one was arrested on andrug charge.
Johnson, who led the Vols in tackles last season, and Coleman, who started all 12 games he played last season, were the only 2013 starters in the group.
In a statement, head coach Butch Jones said, "[W]e are aware of the situation and are still in the preliminary stages of gathering all facts and information."
It has yet to be determined what, if any, punishment the players will face.