Texas Tech linebacker Daniel Cobb, who was kicked off the team in August after being arrested, has been reinstated and can play this week, Tech coach Tommy Tuberville announced Monday.
Cobb was arrested Aug. 19 on suspicion of felony burglary of a habitation, but Tuberville said Monday the Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney's office brought no charges against him.
He rejoined the team Sunday.
"He's been cleared by the district attorney. No wrongdoing whatsoever," Tuberville said. "The kid's going to graduate in two months (after) three and a half years (at Tech) in business. Never gave us one bit of problem, but it cost him two and a half months of playing college football and six games.
"So I'm proud of what he stood for. He's worked hard to clear his name and been cleared a hundred percent."
Tuberville dismissed Cobb from the team the day of his arrest.
"When you do something like that or you're accused of something, my policy is to make sure that everything is above board and they have to clear their name," Tuberville said. "He's done it all on his own."
Cobb is a 6-foot, 219-pound junior from Killeen Ellison. He's had an unusual career at Tech in that he was the team's third-leading tackler last season with 70 stops, but dropped out of the two-deep both early last season and again this year in spring practice.
Last season, Cobb celebrated his 21st birthday with arguably the best game of his career, making a team-high nine tackles in the Red Raiders' 41-38 upset at then-No. 3 Oklahoma.
He turns 22 next week, days after the Red Raiders' game at TCU, when he could see his first playing time of the season.
"He's 100 percent innocent," Tuberville said. "We're glad to have him back on the team. That's pretty tough on a kid that age, that had never done anything wrong in his life in terms of crossing the line and then (being) accused of a felony and having to go through that himself. I can't imagine having to do that.
"He's back a hundred percent member of the team and will play this week. We're looking forward to Daniel being a part of it, and we're glad everything worked out."