Notre Dame Wide Receiver Arrested on DUI Charges

Notre Dame University wide receiver Michael Floyd was arrested Sunday morning in South Bend, Ind. for operating a vehicle "while intoxicated".  Floyd who was booked into county jail was released after posting bail.   According to the Chicago Tribune, Floyd was stopped by Notre Dame police after he allegedly ran a stop sign, the report also alleges that Floyd failed three field sobriety tests and registered a .19 blood alcohol level.  

Notre Dame spokesman Dennis Brown issued a statement saying: "The University is aware of this incident and is confident that local law enforcement agencies will handle it in a prompt, thorough and professional manner. As for internal discipline, while we do not publicly discuss specific cases, it is well known that Notre Dame has high standards for student conduct, takes these matters seriously, follows the facts where they lead, and, when necessary, institutes appropriate sanctions at the appropriate time."
Floyd, led the Irish with 79 catches in 2010, he also became the university's all-time leader in touchdown receptions last season.  In January he announced that he would not enter the NFL draft and would return to Notre Dame for his senior year.

He is scheduled to appear in court on May 2, according to St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department.

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