Iowa offensive attack Tristan Wirfs was issued early this Sunday for driving while intoxicated ticket.
Wirfs started eight games as a freshman in 2017 and was listed as the # 1 right-wing Hawkeyes tackle in preseason camp that opens this week. He was arrested by police early in the morning in Iowa City early Sunday morning and sent to prison after receiving an appeal for operating under the influence.
The 19-year-old college student from Mount Vernon, Iowa, was released Sunday morning. 19659002] Iowa athletic director Gary Barta said in a statement that the school is gathering additional facts.
"I am disappointed in Tristan's decision based on information already confirmed," Barta said. "It is subject to the rules and regulations of the UI Student Athlete Code of Conduct and the rules and regulations of Coach Kirk Ferentz and his program."
Wirfs & # 39; arrest arrives eight days after Iowa defensive tackle Brady Reiff was arrested for public poisoning in Iowa City after holding a police car for a Uber. Reiff was suspended for the opener of the Hawkeyes on September 1