January 25, 2016 / 5:38 PM / in 3 years

Former NFL quarterback Vince Young arrested for DWI in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Former NFL quarterback and University of Texas football star Vince Young has been arrested in Austin on a charge of driving while intoxicated, police said on Monday.

Vince Young speaks to the press for the first time as a Buffalo Bill, at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York May 15, 2012. REUTERS/Doug Benz

Young, 32, was pulled over on Sunday night after his sport utility vehicle was seen moving erratically and drifting between lanes on a major highway running through Austin, a police arrest affidavit said.

Young has not spoken to the media about the incident.

Young works as a diversity and community engagement officer at the University of Texas, where he played in college, leading the Longhorns to a national championship with a victory in the Rose Bowl in 2006. He entered the National Football League in 2006 with the Tennessee Titans, where he played most of his six-season career.

Reporting by Jon Herskovitz; Editing by David Gregorio

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