FSU Suspends Receiver
Tallahassee, FL - Florida State coach Bobby Bowden has indefinitely suspended senior wide receiver Rod Owens on Monday after the player's weekend drunk driving arrest.
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Police spokesman David McCranie said that Owens was arrested in Tallahassee on a DUI charge after blowing nearly double the state's legal standard of .08 on a breath test early Sunday. He was released from jail later that day.
The school said it would not have any further comment on the incident.
Owens didn't return a message left for him at the school and a home telephone listing wasn't available.
Five player - all receivers - sat out at least one game last fall for their role in a noon-hour campus brawl that led to the arrest of two players. One of those athletes, sophomore Bert Reed, was suspended three times last season for different reasons.
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Posted: 4/8/09 1:30AM ET