Up-and-coming ESPN persona Harry Lyles Jr. of “Faculty GameDay” shall be off the present Saturday due to a DUI arrest after final week’s program in Los Angeles, The Submit has discovered.
“I deeply remorse what occurred and take full accountability for my actions,” Lyles Jr. wrote in a press release shared on Twitter. “I’ve and can proceed to completely cooperate with authorities and look ahead to resolving this expeditiously.”
Lyles Jr. is a sideline reporter on ESPN’s Thursday evening school video games and hosts GameDay’s social media version each Saturday. He is also a author for ESPN.com.
LAPD Hollywood Division said in a tweet on Sunday: “Final evening, 2 of our officers have been stopped at a marked crosswalk as a pedestrian crossed the road. Whereas they have been stopped, a automobile rear ended the again of their automobile. The motive force of that automobile automobile was 3 x the authorized restrict and subsequently arrested.”
An LAPD spokesman confirmed to The Submit the driving force who rear-ended the police automobile was Lyles. His bail was set at $100,000 and he was launched on bond. Lyles is due in courtroom on Feb. 24.
ESPN’s crew was in Los Angeles for Oregon’s win over UCLA.
“We’re conscious of the state of affairs and are addressing the matter straight,” ESPN stated in a press release.