According to the Sun, police officers saw Elam drinking from a plastic cup in downtown Gainesville, and he threw it aside when he saw the officers.
The citation is Elam’s second since arriving at Florida. He was cited for underage drinking on July 2, 2010.
His citation is the fifth run in with the law for a Florida player.
Cornerback Janoris Jenkins was cited for marijuana possession twice, while redshirt freshman Chris Martin and redshirt sophomore Kedric Johnson were each cited for marijuana possession once.