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Former Ravens quarterback Ryan Mallett arrested for suspicion of DWI

Former Ravens quarterback Ryan Mallett has been arrested in northwest Arkansas for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
Former Ravens quarterback Ryan Mallett has been arrested in northwest Arkansas for suspicion of driving while intoxicated. (Patrick Semansky / AP)

Former University of Arkansas, University of Michigan and NFL quarterback Ryan Mallett has been arrested in northwest Arkansas for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Springdale police Lt. Jeff Taylor says 31-year-old Ryan Mallett was arrested on Tuesday following a two-vehicle collision. Taylor did not immediately return a phone call Wednesday to The Associated Press.

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Mallett spent two seasons at Arkansas after transferring from Michigan following one season there, then was a third round selection by the New England Patriots in the 2011 NFL Draft.

Mallett spent seven seasons in the NFL with New England, Houston and Baltimore, playing in 21 games and starting a total of eight games, six for Houston and two while with Baltimore. He played in eight games with the Ravens from 2015 to 2017, completing 70 of 119 passes for four touchdowns with three interceptions.

He failed to catch on with another team after being released by the Ravens.

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