TribLIVE

| Sports


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Kordell Stewart arrested near Atlanta

Steelers/NFL Videos

By The Associated Press
Thursday, May 12, 2011
 

ATLANTA — Authorities say former Steelers quarterback and ESPN analyst Kordell Stewart has been charged with driving with a suspended license and speeding.

Fulton County sheriff's spokeswoman Tracy Flanagan said Stewart was booked into jail in the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta Wednesday and freed on $3,000 bond about four hours later.

Stewart is scheduled to appear in court July 12. It wasn't immediately known whether he has an attorney.

The Louisiana native played in the NFL for 11 seasons. He played eight with the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1995 through 2002, leading the team to two appearances in the AFC Championship Game as starting quarterback. He also played for the Chicago Bears and the Baltimore Ravens. In college, he played for Colorado.

ESPN spokesman Josh Krulewitz said the network had just learned about the incident and was looking into it.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Steelers

  1. Linebacker Harrison coming along slowly since return to Steelers
  2. Steelers notebook: Shazier returns just in time
  3. Steelers’ Adams delivers in pinch against Texans
  4. Steelers free safety Mitchell is still settling into role on defense
  5. Rossi: Middling Steelers must make a statement
  6. Nearing season’s midpoint, Steelers still have issues to sort out
  7. Steelers notebook: Young players provide big challenge for special teams coach
  8. Steelers dial up 2-point play for Brown’s TD toss
  9. Steelers’ defense on pace for fewest sacks in 16-game season
  10. Starkey: Century mark beckons for Ben
  11. Steelers lookahead: Colts QB Luck becoming one of NFL’s elite
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.