Downs, 19, was removed early Sunday from a nightclub by a manager and then created a disturbance with loud and profane language, police said.
An off-duty Knoxville police officer arrested Downs, who was charged with underage consumption of alcohol and public intoxication, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported Monday.
The arrest came after Tennessee defeated Kentucky in a season-ending home game, 37-17, bringing the Volunteers' record in 2012 to 5-7.
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