(WBIR - Knoxville) Knoxville Police Department said former UT and Jets quarterback, Erik Ainge, was arrested for DUI early Sunday morning.

KPD said at approximately 1:13 a.m. Sunday morning an officer observed a 2014 GMC Sierra swerving as the vehicle traveled on I-40 West near the West Hills exit.

According to KPD, the officer pulled the vehicle over and the driver, Erik Ainge, failed the field sobriety tests and was arrested for driving under the influence, implied consent, and roadway lane violation.

KCSO told 10News Ainge was released at 5:21 a.m. after paying a $500 bond.

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