BYU football player facing marijuana possession charge

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OREM, Utah — A running back for the Brigham Young University football team was arrested earlier this month for possession of marijuana.

Ulakai “Ula” Tolutau, 21, faces a class B misdemeanor charge of possession or use of a controlled substance.

According to a court document, an officer with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tolutau on Oct.10.

Tolutau, a BYU freshman, is a graduate of East High School and originally from Glendale, Utah, according to BYUCougars.com.

The website states he served an LDS church mission in Bakersfield, California.