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Kentucky QB facing disciplinary action after arrests

University of Kentucky quarterback Curtis Pulley has had several brushes with police in the past two months, including a marijuana possession arrest in June, a school spokesman confirmed Friday night.

Pulley, a junior from Hopkinsville, is competing for the starting spot this season. He was cited by Louisville police for possession on June 12. He entered a guilty plea and went through a court diversion program on July 9.

UK spokesman Tony Neely said football coach Rich Brooks first became aware of the situation Friday and that Pulley will face disciplinary action, including a possible loss of playing time.

Brooks did not return phone calls requesting comment.

The Kentucky coach also learned Friday that Pulley, 21, was pulled over Tuesday by the Kentucky State Police in Elizabethtown for speeding and then was arrested for allegedly driving on a suspended license as well as for having expired plates and expired registration, according to the police report.

In the spring of 2007, the 6-foot-4, 200-pound Pulley withdrew from school for academic reasons and re-enrolled in the fall before being redshirted last season.

Pulley is competing against sophomore Mike Hartline to become the successor at quarterback to Andre Woodson.

Kentucky's first practice is Aug. 5.