Chad Bumphis arrested over weekend

Mississippi State junior wide receiver Chad Bumphis was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and public drunkenness, after celebrating at a friend's birthday party early Sunday morning.

Bumphis was arrested in his hometown of Tupelo, Miss., after a fight broke out at the at the Atlanta Bar & Grill. Bumphis was released from the Lee County Jail on his own recognizance.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported that Bumphis was hit in the neck by a champagne bottle and suffered a broken tooth and a cut on his neck.

Bumphis' mother, Dorothy Bumphis, told the newspaper that her son was attacked, but didn't hit anyone.

“He was standing there, and next thing he knew he had been hit in the mouth with a champagne bottle,” she told the paper. “Chad didn’t hit anybody or anything. They took him outside, and then they took him to jail to calm him down.”

She also said that her son wasn't drunk when the altercation occurred.