Posted by Will Brinson
Nate Montana, the son of NFL legend Joe Montana, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol on Friday, according to reports.
According to KGVO-AM, a Missoula, Montana radio station, Montana, 21, was arrested just before 4 AM on Friday.
Montana, a former walk-on at Notre Dame who now plays for, yes -- the University of Montana -- was then released from jail on a $685 bond. The son of the legend attended Notre Dame in 2008 and made the football team as a walk-on, but then transferred to Pasadena City College in 2009.
He returned to the Fighting Irish last year but remained buried on the depth chart behind Tommy Rees and Dwayne Crist, and ended up only attempting 18 passes, nine of which he completed, for 116 yards and a pick.
Montana then transferred to Montana, an FCS school, to play in 2011 and was/is expected to compete for the starting quarterback gig.
U of M executive VP Jim Foley would not comment on the situation until he spoke with coach Robin Pflugrad. Montana had previously been arrested at an underage drinking party in South Bend along with 10 other people in July. Montana is due in court at 2:30 PM on Friday.
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