FAYETTEVILLE — Tre Williams, the College of Arkansas soccer group’s prime move rusher, was arrested early Sunday and charged with suspicion of driving whereas intoxicated.
Later Sunday, Williams issued a public apology for the incident and introduced he was opting out of the Razorbacks’ look within the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1.
Williams, 24, was discovered asleep in his automobile within the drive-through lane of McDonald’s on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Fayetteville with the automotive in park after police responded to a name at 1:11 a.m., in accordance with the Fayetteville Police Division’s arrest report.
Police performed a area sobriety take a look at on the scene and decided Williams was too impaired to drive and positioned him underneath arrest.
Williams was booked into the Washington County Jail at 1:50 a.m. He submitted to a breathalyzer take a look at, which revealed a blood alcohol content material of .09, which is simply above the authorized restrict of .08 in Arkansas.
Williams, a graduate switch senior from Columbia, Mo., was launched on a $765 bond and faces a court docket date of Jan. 24, 2022.
An 11-game starter at defensive finish for the Razorbacks this season, Williams has a team-high six sacks, three greater than the next-highest Razorback, linebacker Hayden Henry. The 6-5, 255-pounder additionally has 28 complete tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss and 6 quarterback hurries. In keeping with Professional Soccer Focus, Williams had a team-high 36 pressures.
Williams, who transferred to Arkansas from Missouri after the 2020 season, posted an apology to Arkansas followers and posted it on social media.
“My time right here has been wonderful since I’ve arrived final summer season,” Williams wrote. “Though it was for a short while y’all welcomed me with open arms and allowed me to expertise the perfect collegiate season I may have requested for.
“With that being mentioned, I’ve determined it’s best for me to pursue my NFL desires and transfer on to the subsequent degree.
“As regards to what occurred early this morning, I wish to apologize for what occurred and never representing the state and emblem the way in which that it ought to be represented, which is with delight and honor.”
Williams mentioned he’ll settle for what penalties come and expressed gratitude for the relationships he constructed at Arkansas.