Titans' Morgan charged with speeding

Updated: June 18, 2010, 12:30 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Tennessee Titans defensive end Derrick Morgan was arrested Wednesday night after an interstate traffic stop in northwest Georgia.

Morgan, who was the 16th overall pick in this year's NFL draft, was charged with speeding and driving with a suspended license.

Gordon County, Ga., Sheriff Mitch Ralston said in a statement Friday that Morgan was traveling 91 mph in a 70-mph zone when stopped Wednesday in Resaca.

Morgan was jailed and released on a $2,108 bond.

According to The (Nashville) Tennessean, Morgan had been on his way back to Nashville for the Titans' minicamp.

Morgan, a defensive end, is from Atlanta and played for Georgia Tech. He has a July 26 court date.

A Titans representative said the team is aware of the traffic stop.

Morgan's agent, Ben Dogra, did not immediately return a telephone message seeking comment.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.