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Dre Kirkpatrick is a bit of a wildcard in the 2012 NFL draft. The former stand out Alabama cornerback was busted for marijuana on Jan. 17th just one week after winning the BCS National Championship.
Per the Tuscaloosa News, Kirkpatrick's friend and former teammate, Chris Rogers, admitted to purchasing the drugs. Kirkpatrick said he was just in the vehicle when the transaction went down, which is likely why the charges are being dropped.
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