Report: Chargers LB Applewhite arrested

Posted May 06, 2011 @ 6:28 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

Chargers LB Antwan Applewhite was arrested on suspicion of DUI, according to 10news.com in San Diego.

He was arrested Friday morning at 4:09 a.m., with bail set at $2,500. Applewhite has been on the Chargers since 2007 and played his college ball at San Diego State.

Applewhite, 25, played in 16 games with 13 starts last year, recording 48 tackles, three sacks and two passes defensed. He is set to be a restricted free agent.

The Chargers released the following statement:

"It's disappointing to hear about the issue involving Antwan Applewhite. We'll continue to monitor the situation and let the legal process run its course."

Because of the lockout, the Chargers cannot have any contact with Applewhite.