Vols LB arrested on intoxication charge

BY foxsports • July 24, 2011

Police arrested Tennessee senior linebacker Austin Johnson and charged him with public intoxication and disorderly conduct.

The Knoxville News Sentinel reports the 22-year-old Johnson is out on $1,000 bond and is scheduled for a court appearance on Aug. 4.

No other details were available Sunday.

In a statement, school spokesman Jimmy Stanton said the program was aware that Johnson was involved in a situation overnight Sunday. He says school officials are looking into it.