Mo. football player charged with DWI

Aug. 30, 2010 at 1:46 PM
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KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- A member of the University of Missouri football program -- the third this month -- was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, police said.

The Missouri Highway Patrol said tight end Beau Brinkley was arrested early Sunday in Columbia and charged with DWI.

School spokesman Chad Moller said MU officials were aware of the situation and any disciplinary issues would be handled internally, The Kansas City (Mo.) Star reported.

Earlier in August, co-offensive line coach Bruce Walker was arrested in the parking lot outside the MU athletic training complex on suspicion of DWI, and reserve linebacker Will Ebner was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated later in the month.

Brinkley's arrest brought the total of MU football program members facing legal problems to four.

Last Thursday, Coach Gary Pinkel indefinitely suspended starting tailback and team captain Derrick Washington.

Washington had been served with a protection order enjoining him from contact with a woman after an incident in which she alleged he sexually assaulted her, court documents show.

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