Former Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallett arrested for DWI

Mallett spent seven seasons in the NFL with New England, Houston, and Baltimore.

New England Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallett (15) passes as Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Brandon Graham (55) closes in during the second half of an NFL preseason football game Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 42-35. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Ryan Mallett, in a Patriots preseason game, Aug. 15, 2014. –Charles Krupa / AP

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Former University of Arkansas, University of Michigan and NFL quarterback Ryan Mallett has been arrested in northwest Arkansas for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Springdale police Lt. Jeff Taylor says 31-year-old Ryan Mallett was arrested on Tuesday following a two-vehicle collision. Taylor did not immediately return a phone call Wednesday to The Associated Press.

Mallett spent two seasons at Arkansas after transferring from Michigan following one season there, then was a third round selection by the New England Patriots in the 2011 NFL Draft.

Mallett spent seven seasons in the NFL with New England, Houston and Baltimore, playing in 21 games and starting a total of eight games, six for Houston and two while with Baltimore.