Yesterday was not a very good day for star NFL running backs in Texas. First Houston Texans rookie third-round pick and former Texas Longhorns star D'Onta Foreman was arrested early Sunday morning. Then it was discovered that Dallas Cowboys sensation Ezekiel Elliott had been involved in an incident that night.

Foreman arrested and charged just past midnight

Houston Texas rookie running back D'Onta Foreman was arrested in Austin, Texas just after midnight.

He was charged with two misdemeanors, marijuana possession and unlawful carrying of a weapon. The University of Texas police department said that police officers originally responded to a report of a marijuana smell coming from three parked cars outside of a residence hall shortly after midnight.

Freeman and six other were cited for marijuana, with him being identified as the owner of the firearm. They were all taken into custody and later released on bond.

His attorney says that the marijuana did not belong to Freeman and that he did not use. He also said that the handgun was possessed by the running back legally. In his junior year at Texas, Freeman ran for 2,028 yards, 15 touchdowns and averaged 6.3 yards per attempt. He was a consensus All-American and won the Doak Walker Award.

Elliot involved in incident at Dallas bar

A source has confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter that Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott was involved in an incident late Sunday night at a Dallas, Texas bar.

Police officers were sent to the bar shortly before 10 p.m. after a 30-year-old man said that he was physically assaulted. The man was taken to the hospital but could not identify who had assaulted him, so not arrests or suspects have been named although the incident is being investigated as aggravated assault.

Elliott was at the bar that night, and an NFL official says that the league is aware of the situation and will be looking into it.

TMZ is reporting that a witness says they saw Elliott punch the man after he got involved in a verbal altercation with a woman who was with the Cowboys running back. Supposedly, the victim's friend told police the same story.

Elliott was already being investigated by the league over a dropped domestic violence accusation against him from last year. Last season as a rookie Elliott rushed for 1,631 yards and 15 touchdowns, averaging 5.1 yards per carry.

He was named to the Pro-Bowl, the NFL All-Rookie Team and was selected to be AP First-Team All-Pro.

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