published Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

UTC's freshman guard Farad Cobb has charges dismissed

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    UTC guard Farad Cobb smiles after making a basket during a Mocs’ game against Kansas.
    Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

General Sessions Court judge Lila Statom on Tuesday dismissed two misdemeanor charges against University of Tennessee at Chattanooga freshman guard Farad Cobb, pending Cobb's completion of three public work days.

Cobb was arrested in the morning hours of Jan. 21 outside the Electric Cowboy and charged with drinking under age and disorderly conduct.

"There are some disputed facts," attorney Jerry Summers said. "Doing these days will get his attention. Hopefully he's learned a valuable lesson and it's a learning experience for the young man."

UTC coach John Shulman suspended Cobb for the Mocs' game at Elon on Jan. 24, and he has not started since Jan. 19. Cobb is averaging 5.8 points, 2.4 rebounds and 18.4 minutes per game this season.

about David Uchiyama...

David Uchiyama is a sports writer at the Chattanooga Times Free Press who began his tenure here in May 2001. His primary beats are UTC athletics — specifically men’s basketball and athletic department administration — and golf, which includes coverage from the PGA Tour to youth events. He also covers other high school sports, outdoor adventures, and contributes to other sections of the newspaper when necessary. David grew up in Salinas, Calif., and began working ...

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