High School Football Players Arrested for DUI Early on Saturday Morning

Nyvin Nelson

Two high school football players are facing multiple charges after being arrested on Saturday night.

According to the officials, the two University of Tennessee Chattanooga has been suspended indefinitely.

A Chattanooga Police officer saw a red sedan traveling at a high rate of speed on the Veterans Bridge, the arrest affidavit says.

The officer wrote that the radar indicated that the car was going 65 miles per hour in a 35 miles per hour zone.

According to the officer, he stopped the car and

Isaiah Cobb

was driving, the report indicated. The officer says he could smell an “intoxicant coming from the vehicle.


Cobb stated that he had not been drinking and his passenger told police that he had been and that the car was his, according to the report.

That is when officers say Cobb was asked to come out of the vehicle and the officer says that odor was coming from him.

According to police, Cobb told them they were coming from a house party. Cobb agreed to the field sobriety test, the affidavit stated.

The officer says when he asked Cobb how much he had to drink… Cobb stated, “I’m good.”

The officer says that he told Cobb that he was not inquiring as to whether he was good to drive. That’s when Cobb admitted that he had drunk beer earlier that day, according to the report.

Cobb was arrested for driving under the influence, as well as possession of a handgun while under the influence, speeding and for being a minor in the possession of alcohol.

Nyvin Nelson was also taken into custody. The officer says he smelled the intoxicant coming from him as well. Nelson was charged with a DUI and being a minor in possession of alcohol.

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