Me in the homey Jamal Anderson kicked it in ATL and I ain’t see shit but bad hoes and a lil drank. I thought he was just high off life! Free Jamal! They always tryna bring the G’z down damnnnnn look @ his crib!
This was posted on
Jamal Anderson, former Atlanta Falcons running back and current season NFL analyst on ESPN’s First Take, was arrested and booked on a felony charge for possession of cocaine and a misdemeanor charge for marijuana. The arresting officer witnessed him using cocaine and found a one inch square bag of cocaine and a marijuana cigarette in Anderson’s pocket.
Anderson, 36, was taken to the Fulton County sheriff’s office in Atlanta late Saturday night and is being held without bail until his first court appearance, which is scheduled for Monday, February 9.
A nightclub customer at the Peachtree Tavern hear sniffing in a bathroom stall and mentioned it to an off-duty cop who was working security at the bar. According to police spokesman Otis Redmond, “The officer went into the restroom, heard the same sniffing and peered over the stall door. He saw Jamal Anderson sniffing a line of powdered cocaine off the back of the toilet.”
George McNeilly, senior director of communications at ESPN said in a Sunday morning statement, “We just learned of this situation, and it is not appropriate for us to comment until we have more information.”
Anderson played for the Falcons for eight seasons, amassing 5,336 rushing yards, 156 receptions for 1,645 yards, and 41 touchdowns before he suffered a career-ending tear of his ACL in 2001.