AUSTIN -- Texas linebacker Sergio Kindle was arrested
after a traffic stop Saturday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, 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
Texas begins its preseason camp Aug. 6.