Marshall football player arrested for drug conspiracy

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UPDATE (4:48 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12): According to a police report, Knowledge McDaniel was contacted by a person wanting to purchase marijuana on October 5, 2021. McDaniel arranged a meeting with this person and another member of his “drug trafficking organization” on the 1900 block of Buffington Avenue.

The person then bought 4.6 grams of a substance that appeared to be marijuana and was stopped by investigators after leaving the apartment.

On October 8, members of the Huntington Violent Crimes Drug Task Force and Huntington PD SWAT executed a narcotics search warrant at the apartment, where they found $21,017 in cash and a distributable amount of suspected marijuana.

McDaniel was charged with controlled substance conspiracy.


HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – Runningback for Marshall University Knowledge McDaniel was arrested Friday for delivery of a controlled substance and conspiracy.

McDaniel is currently being housed at the Western Regional Jail where his bond is set at $20,000.

No other information has been released at this time.

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