Former Vol and New Tide Signee Aaron Douglas Arrested For DUI

Former UT offensive tackle, Aaron Douglas

MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Former University of Tennessee offensive tackle Aaron Douglas has been charged with DUI.

The Daily Times of Maryville reports that Douglas, now with the University of Alabama, was arrested Thursday night and released on $1,000 bond.

A Blount County Jail official told The Associated Press he’s uncertain whether Douglas has hired an attorney and a spokeswoman didn’t immediately return a phone call.

According to the police report, Douglas, 21, was unsteady on his feet and uncooperative.

Douglas started nine games as a freshman offensive tackle at Tennessee before receiving his release in March.

After visiting Alabama last month, Douglas recently said he had signed with the Crimson Tide and would enroll in classes at Alabama in 2011.


Logan Carmichael is Publisher and Editor-In-Chief of MarionCountyMessenger.com. He is also morning radio host at WTNW-820 AM in Jasper weekdays from 8-10am, as well as on air personality at Brewer Broadcasting’s “Hippie Radio 106.9” in Chattanooga Saturdays from 10am – 7pm EST. Logan has spent the past 20 years in the radio / news media industry both on air and off. He launched MarionCountyMessenger.com in December 2010 to serve the Sequatchie Valley and it’s communities with a local daily news site and alternative to the already present publications in the area.

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