Police arrest UT football player for underage consumption, publi

Police arrest UT football player for underage consumption, public intoxication

Brendan Downs (source: UT Sports) Brendan Downs (source: UT Sports)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A UT football player was arrested for underage consumption and public intoxication on Sunday morning, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

Brendan Downs, a sophomore tight end on the UT football team, was at Whiskey Dix around 1 a.m. on the Strip.

The manager of the club escorted Downs outside for drinking in the club underage. 

Downs created a disturbance by being loud and using profane language once he got outside. Police said an officer who was working an extra job in the parking lot of the bar then arrested Downs.

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