Nebraska Tight End Arik Gilbert Arrested For Burglary Of A Lincoln Liquor & Vape Store

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If you go back to 2020, Arik Gilbert was one of the top high school recruits in the country, the 5th best player in the class of 2020.

The tight end committed to LSU, and played there for the 2020 season before transferring to Georgia, where he played two seasons and won two National Championships there.

But this year, he took his talents to Nebraska to play for new head coach Matt Rhule.

However, it appears that Gilbert’s 2023 season may be over before it even starts, as he was arrested for burglary at a Lincoln, Nebraska liquor and vape shop.

According to KOLN, Lincoln Police were dispatched to Sj’s Liquor and Vape Shop around 2 AM Tuesday morning.

Officers say they observed the glass door was shattered by large cement pieces from a nearby parking lot.

They then reportedly saw 21-year-old Gilbert walking toward an exit, holding a bag that contained over $1,600 worth of items, including vape products, Delta 8, cigars, and lighters.

The sophomore tight end was awaiting an eligibility ruling from the NCAA for this season, as you need a waiver to transfer a third time.

Gilbert had 35 receptions for 368 yards and two touchdowns his freshman season at LSU before transferring to Georgia. However, he only played in three games over his two season career in Athens, with only two receptions for 16 yards and a touchdown during the 2021 season.

A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock