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KNOXVILLE — If Tennessee is going to correct its offensive woes this week, it will have to do so without its most potent weapon.
Tennessee coach Butch Jones announced Wednesday that junior running back John Kelly will be suspended for a game following news that Kelly and freshman linebacker Will Ignont were cited for drug-related offenses during a Tuesday night traffic stop.
Ignont also will be suspended when the Volunteers (3-4, 0-4 SEC) play at Kentucky (5-2, 2-2) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Kelly was pulled over at the intersection of Cumberland Avenue and 11th Street on Tuesday for having a headlight out. An officer noticed the smell of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle, according to information provided to the Times Free Press by the Knoxville Police Department.
The officer searched the car and found 4.6 grams of marijuana. Kelly was charged with misdemeanor possession. He also was cited for having a missing headlight and no proof of insurance. Ignont, who was Kelly’s