AL.com Reuben Foster, who just finished his rookie season with the San Francisco 49ers, was arrested and charged with second-degree possession of marijuana, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest database. Bond was set at $2,500 for Foster, who was a first-team All-American for the Crimson Tide in 2016 and also won the Butkus Award. “The San Francisco 49ers organization is aware of the matter involving Reuben Foster,” the 49ers said in a statement, “and we are currently gathering all relevant facts.” A first round pick in last year’s NFL draft, Foster is now widely viewed as one of the NFL’s most promising young defensive players. Foster started all 10 games he played in this season and posted 72 tackles, including 64 during the 49ers’ final eight games. He was the NFL’s Defensive Rookie of the Month in November.
For all but eight NFL teams, the offseason is here, which also happens to be arrest season. The first casualty was Buccaneers safety T.J. Ward who was arrested after cops responded to an alarm at his house and found marijuana in plain sight. The next casualty of the NFL offseason is Reuben Foster, who just wrapped up a promising rookie season with the San Francisco 49ers, he was arrested for marijuana possession in Tuscaloosa, Alabama the same city where he attended the University Of Alabama. Maybe Foster was in Tuscaloosa celebrating The Crimson Tide’s come-from-behind victory of Georgia on Monday night which won head coach Nick Saban his fifth National Championship. Foster is a former teammate of many of the players that just won the National Title. Of course, it’s just a little weed and everyone smokes weird, just legalize it already so we can all move on.