OXFORD, MS (WLOX) - Oxford police chief Joey East confirmed the incident to the Associated Press on Tuesday. He said Ole Miss backup quarterback Barry Brunetti was cited and charged two months ago.
Former Rebels football player Randall Mackey, was also charged with misdemeanor simple assault after allegedly pushing a police officer. That information was reported by the Memphis Commercial Appeal.
Brunetti is projected to serve as backup to Bo Wallace in the fall.
In a statement released by Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze on Tuesday he said,"We addressed this incident internally."