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.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Steelers

  1. Increasing pressure on QBs will be offseason focus for Steelers
  2. Steelers mum on national report involving head of security
  3. Steelers’ Rooney ‘not expecting a problem’ with new Big Ben deal
  4. Steelers sign punter Wing to 1-year extension
  5. Steelers’ Rooney says both teams should use same footballs
  6. Rossi: Steelers defense nowhere near Super standard
  7. Seven questions facing Steelers in quest for seventh Super Bowl title
  8. Steelers sign CFL defensive end Lemon
  9. NFL names sportsmanship award after Steelers founder