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Ole Miss DL Breeland Speaks arrested, charged with DUI

Ole Miss defensive lineman Breeland Speaks was arrested early Friday morning and charged with driving under the influence.

Lafayette County Sheriff's Department records show Speaks was arrested just after midnight and released at about 7 a.m., according to The Associated Press.

"Breeland's poor choice does not meet the expectations of our program, and there will be consequences," Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said in a statement obtained by ESPN. "He and I have spoken, and he is very disappointed in himself and will accept whatever punishment that is handed down.

"We are very thankful he is safe and that this was not a life-altering decision. In these situations, we hope our young men learn from their mistakes and do not let the mistake define them."

Speaks played in all 13 games last year -- starting two -- and finished with 32 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and one sack. The redshirt sophomore was among those expected to compete for a starting job and fill the void left by star defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.