UO football player arrested for DUII

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EUGENE, Ore. – A University of Oregon football player had a run-in with the law Saturday.

UO wide receiver Darren Carrington was arrested early Saturday morning on a DUII charge.

According to Eugene Police Department, Carrington was arrested at 3 a.m. after colliding with a pole in the McDonald's drive-thru on E. Broadway near downtown Eugene.

In a statement made by head coach Willie Taggart, he has been suspended indefinitely from the team.

Carrington is out on bail and being cited for careless driving and improper right turn.

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