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November 5, 2006

Tennessee running back Foster arrested

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Tennessee starting running back Arian Foster and two other players were arrested early Sunday after police were called to a fight at a nightclub.

Foster, safety Antonio Wardlow and fullback David Holbert were charged with disorderly conduct and underage consumption, police said. Wardlow also was charged with public intoxication. All three players are 20.

The police arrived at Good Fellas nightclub at about 3 a.m., several hours after the No. 8 Volunteers fell 28-24 to No. 13 LSU. The loss meant Florida clinched the Southeastern Conference East division title ahead of Tennessee.

Athletic department spokeswoman Tiffany Carpenter said school officials were gathering information about the arrests and would likely have a statement from coach Phillip Fulmer on Sunday afternoon.

Police said they found people shouting at each other and fights about to break out at the scene.

"The officers were able to initially break up most of potential problems, however, they observed Mr. Arian Foster shoving another individual," police said.

"Shortly thereafter they found two other individuals involved in an altercation. Those individuals - also University of Tennessee football players - were identified as Antonio Wardlow and David Holbert. As a result of the fight and disturbance there at Good Fellas nightclub all three individuals were arrested."

Some media outlets reported they had been released from jail, but officials would immediately comment on their status.

Foster had 10 carries for 44 yards against LSU to lead the Vols' running game. Holbert and Wardlow played in the game, but did not register any statistics.

Tennessee had a problem with players getting arrested before the 2005 season, which ended with a 5-6 mark. Eight players were arrested or cited between January and July 2005. This summer, the Vols had four players arrested, and one was dismissed from the team.

For more coverage of Tennessee, visit VolQuest.com.

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