COLUMBIA, SC. (THECOUNT) — Michael Almond from Atlanta, GA, has been identified as the Gamecocks punter arrested on a charge of DUI Saturday, according to reports.

Almond, a senior at USC, was arrested on Saturday morning for driving under the influence according to Tigernet.


Almond posted personal recognizance bonds of $1,017 and $76.88 and was released from jail on Saturday morning.

The student hasn’t had game action this season for the Gamecocks.

Almond is on track to graduate from South Carolina in December.


Geo quick facts: Columbia is the capital city of South Carolina. It’s home to the South Carolina State House, a Greek Revival building set in gardens dotted with monuments. Riverbanks Zoo & Garden is a huge park with animal enclosures and botanical gardens. A diverse collection spanning centuries is on display at the Columbia Museum of Art. Dating to 1823, the Robert Mills House is a mansion and museum surrounded by ornate gardens – wikipedia.