On June 20, Seattle Seahawks fullback Owen Schmitt, a Virginia native, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to court records.
The 24-year-old football player has been charged with DUI after his arrest on June 20 by Black Diamond, Washington police. No further details were immediately made available.
Schmitt played for the West Virginia Mountaineers from 2005-2008 was featured on the cover of the Playstation Portable version of the 2009 entry of EA Sports’ popular NCAA Football video game series. He was drafted in the fifth round by Seattle in 2008 and is currently listed as the team’s starting fullback.
Seattle released a statement from Schmitt apologizing to the team, the NFL, the fans, his family, and friends for the incident.