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Troubled QB Olsen Arrested for Alleged DUI and Possession of a False Driver's License

NBC6 in Miami is reporting this morning that third-string QB Kevin Olsen has been arrested on charges of allegedly Driving Under the Influence and Possession of a Fake or Stolen Driver's License. The University has suspended Olsen from the football team indefinitely.

UM QB Kevin Olsen at the Under Armour All Star Game
UM QB Kevin Olsen at the Under Armour All Star Game

Kevin Olsen, fresh off a two-game suspension for violation of team rules, was arrested early Monday morning for allegedly Driving Under the Influence and for possession of a fake or stolen driver's license, according to NBC 6 in Miami.

Multiple other outlets also reported the news.

The quarterback from New Jersey, and brother of Carolina Panthers tight-end Greg Olsen has had a problematic career at the University of Miami and this might be the final blow to his career as a Hurricane.  He was suspended for the first two games of the season and dressed for Saturday's game against Arkansas State, but was suspended indefinitely this morning by UM Athletic Director Blake James.

Olsen, a minor, took a breath test at the scene and according to police reports obtained by The Miami Herald, blew a .04.  The legal limit for minors is .02 as opposed to adults where the legal limit is .08.

The State of the U will follow this story and provide additional details as they surface.

Hopefully, Olsen will obtain the help that he needs and be able to turn his life around whether it is in Miami or someplace else.

Certainly we will keep a close eye on this aspect of the story as well.  No word if any impact on Regula, a reserve fullback who saw action on Saturday due to an injury to Walter Tucker.

**Update - To no one's surprise the school suspended Olsen indefinitely