HENDERSON, Nev. – Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Kemah Siverand, who signed a futures contract with the team last month after spending the second half of the 2020 season on the practice team, was arrested early Saturday morning. after a street racing incident in Houston. police announced Monday.
Officers detained three of the five drivers and Siverand, 24, was one of three drivers arrested. According to the Houston Police Department, Siverand was charged with a felony for evading arrest after he “initially stopped for officers, then continued driving a mile before stopping.”
The Raiders did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Siverand, who was an undrafted rookie from Oklahoma state, was fired by the Seattle Seahawks in August after he was caught trying to sneak a woman into the team’s training ground hotel. She was wearing Seahawks clothing in an effort to disguise herself as a player.
The Raiders signed Siverand to their practice squad on October 27 and to a futures contract on January 5.