DL draft possibility Sweat booked on DWI charge

  • Adam Rittenberg, ESPN Senior WriterApr 7, 2024, 05:05 PM ET


    • College football press reporter.
    • Signed up with ESPN.com in 2008.
    • Graduate of Northwestern University.Former Texas defensive lineman

    T’Vondre Sweat, the 2023 Big 12 protective player of the year and Outland Trophy winner, was booked into prison after an arrest for driving while intoxicated.Sweat, 22, was scheduled Sunday afternoon into Travis County Jail, according to

    online records, after being jailed by Austin police. He faces a Class B misdemeanor, which in Texas brings a fine approximately$2,000 and 180 days in jail.Sweat was launched from prison after publishing bond. His lawyer declined to discuss the incident when

    asked by KXAN-TV. The 6-foot-4, 362-pound Sweat declared for the NFL draft after helping Texas to its first College Football Playoff look. He had two sacks, eight tackles for loss, seven quarterback hurries, four pass breaks up and 45 overall takes on last season. Sweat won the Outland Prize as the country’s top interior lineman.ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. rates Sweat as the No. 3 defensive deal with possibility for next month’s NFL draft, behind Texas’Byron Murphy and Florida State

    ‘s Braden Fiske.

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