Robert Mathis, former Indianapolis Colt and six time pro bowler was arrested yesterday morning for driving while intoxicated.
Mathis was pulled over after an officer noticed him driving the wrong way on a one way street. AFter pulling him over, the officer noticed signs that Mathis was impaired and arrested him for OWI: Endangering a Person.
Robert Mathis was released on bail after spending 9 hours in the county jail.
The Colts hired Mathis last month to be the team’s pass-rush consultant and issued the following statement after his arrest:
“We are aware of the incident involving Robert Mathis last night,” the Colts said in a statement. “We are in the process of gathering more information and have no further comment at this time.”
Mathis spent his entire 14-year NFL playing career with the Colts. He is the franchise leader in sacks (123) and has an NFL-record 40 career strip sacks. His best season was in 2013, when he had 19.5 sacks.