Texas LB Kindle arrested on DWI charge
AUSTIN -- Texas linebacker Sergio Kindle was arrested Saturday on a charge of driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop, police said.
The sophomore was taken into custody around 2:30 a.m. after failing a field sobriety test, according to Austin police. He was later released from Travis County Jail.
Kindle, who was among the nation's top high school recruits in 2006, played in 11 of 13 games last season and was expected to compete for a starting job this fall.
"We're aware of Sergio's situation and are disappointed anytime one of our players is accused of wrongdoing," Texas head coach Mack Brown said in a statement. "We take a strong stance against drinking and driving and will thoroughly investigate this situation."
Texas begins its preseason camp Aug. 6.
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