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K-State linebacker DaQuan Patton arrested for unpaid speeding ticket in Manhattan

line backer Da Quan Patton with his hand in a cast watches from the side lines Saturday.(April 22, 2017)
line backer Da Quan Patton with his hand in a cast watches from the side lines Saturday.(April 22, 2017)

Kansas State linebacker DaQuan Patton was arrested for failure to appear Sunday evening in Manhattan.

Riley County police arrested Patton at 6:08 p.m. at a convenience store in the 1100 block of Bluemont Avenue. He was released after paying his bond of $1,000.

The charge stemmed from a warrant against Patton in Manhattan Municipal Court for an unpaid speeding ticket, according to Riley County Police Department spokesperson Hali Rowland.

A spokesman for the K-State football team did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment.

Patton is a starting linebacker for the Wildcats. The redshirt junior ranks second on the team with 49 tackles this season. He had eight tackles in his last game against Oklahoma. Patton was born in Topeka and arrived at K-State in 2017 after beginning his college career at Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas.

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