Former LSU Tight End Arrested for Burglary
Former LSU Tigers Tight End Arik Gilbert was arrested early Tuesday morning under the suspicion of burglary in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Gilbert has a troubled past, first attending LSU (2020), then Georgia (’21-’22), and now in his third stop, the Nebraska Cornhuskers (20230
Gilbert, 21, was arrested without incident and booked into the Lancaster County jail on a felony burglary charge, according to the Lincoln Police Department.
Officers responded to a burglary report about 2 a.m. local time and found the glass door to a liquor and vape store shattered.
They found Gilbert holding a bag containing more than $1,600 worth of stolen items, police said. Damage to the store was estimated at $650.
Gilbert’s most successful season came for playing on the defending National Champions, the 2020 LSU Tigers. As a true freshman, the former 5-star recruit, played in eight games, making 35 catches for 368 yards and 2 touchdowns.
He actually announced he was transferring to Florida, but never did before ending up at Georgia and then Nebraska.