Michigan endured a 3-9 season in 2008 while Mallett sat out, waiting his chance to pilot the Razorbacks. But, now Mallett has some trouble of his own to bounce back from after being arrested for public intoxication outside of a nightspot near campus.
"The 20-year-old Mallett was booked into the Washington County Jail at 3:47 a.m. Sunday after being arrested on Dickson Street. Mallett was released on bond about an hour later.
Coach Bobby Petrino said in a statement that he was very disappointed in Mallett's judgment and that Mallett will be subject to team discipline.
Arkansas QB Ryan Mallett arrested (Sun-Times)