Arkansas quarterback arrested on suspicion of DWI and careless driving

Cole Kelley was arrested on the morning of Nov. 12 after refusing to take a breathalyzer test.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KTHV)- Arkansas freshman quarterback, Cole Kelley, was arrested by Fayetteville police on the morning of Nov. 12 on suspicion DWI and careless driving.

A preliminary report from Fayetteville District Court said that an officer saw Kelley drive onto a curb near the intersection of Wedington and Steamboat. It was then that the officer pulled over Kelley. He failed two sobriety tests, but refused to take a breathalyzer test and was arrested.

Kelley provided a urine sample for testing during processing.

The 20-year-old is scheduled to appear in Fayetteville District Court on Monday morning.

Bret Bielema, head coach for the Razorbacks, issued a statement following Kelley's arrest.

“I was informed early this morning of an incident involving Cole Kelley. We are gathering all information from the proper authorities and will make a determination upon review of that information.”

Kelley completed 3-of-10 passes for 36 yards and an interception in Saturday’s loss against the LSU Tigers as he entered the game midway through the fourth quarter.

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