Aldon Smith DUI this morning at 7AM
7AM - really Aldon?
USA Today wrote:
49ers DE Aldon Smith arrested under suspicion of DUI
The off-field troubles continue to mount for San Francisco 49ers star pass rusher Aldon Smith.
Police in San Jose arrested Smith on Friday morning on suspicion of DUI after a single-car accident around 7 a.m. Smith was not injured, and was taken to Santa Clara County Jail.
According to online jail records, Smith is currently being held on $5,250 bail, putting his status for Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts in question.
"The 49ers organization is aware of the matter involving Aldon Smith," the 49ers said in a statement to USA TODAY Sports. "As we continue to gather information regarding this situation, we will have no further comment."
The arrest was first reported by CSN Bay Area.
This is Smith's second arrest on a drunken driving charge, though charges from his January 2012 arrest in Miami Beach were reduced to reckless driving. The NFL typically does not punish players for a first DUI, but a second arrest could trigger a two-game suspension, like the one the NFL recently slapped on Minnesota fullback Jerome Felton.
Smith, along with former teammate Delanie Walker, was sued last month by a man who says he was shot in the leg at a party thrown at Smith's San Jose home. No criminal charges have been filed in that case.
Smith, 23, has 37 sacks including 3.5 this year, since he was drafted at No. 7 in 2011.