Ex-UA football player arrested for carrying gun at airport

Source: WBRC
Source: WBRC

ATLANTA, GA (WBRC) - According to the Associated Press, Cincinnati Bengals tackle and former University of Alabama player Andre Smith has been arrested for carrying a gun at Atlanta's airport.

Smith, 25, has posted a $3,000 bond and is scheduled to appear at a preliminary hearing Feb. 4. Court documents show that Smith, 25, is charged with carrying a weapon in an unauthorized location at Hartsfield Jackson International Airport.

A Bengals spokesperson says that the team will not comment. Smith is originally from Birmingham, Ala. and was a first-round draft pick in 2009.

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