Maryland’s Sumlin jailed on suspicion of DUI
Adam Rittenberg, ESPN
- Senior Citizen WriterOct 23, 2023, 08:56 PM ET Close College football reporter.
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- Graduate of Northwestern University.Maryland co-offensive planner Kevin Sumlin, the former head coach at Texas A&M and in other places, was apprehended early Sunday on suspicion of driving under the impact while in Florida.According to Hillsborough County online jail records, Sumlin was apprehended at 12:40 a.m. Sunday while driving along a highway east of downtown Tampa. Sumlin, 59, was scheduled and launched prior to 9 a.m. Sunday after publishing bond. He refused a breathalyzer test. Sumlin deals with a second-degree misdemeanor charge, which brings a maximum prison sentence of 60 days and/or a fine of no greater than$500. Editor’s Picks He’s in his first season on staff at Maryland, which had an open week and last played Oct. 14. Sumlin is the previous head coach at Arizona, Texas A&M and Houston, where he went 95-63 general. He was fired after the reduced 2020 season at Arizona and served as coach and general supervisor of the USFL’s Houston Gamblers in 2022 before joining Maryland.”Maryland Sports knows the occurrence this previous weekend including football coach Kevin Sumlin,” the group said in a declaration to ESPN.”As this is an ongoing investigation, we will have no further comment.
“A group spokesperson might not state if Sumlin is working this week. Maryland plays at Northwestern on Saturday.