University of Tennessee Starting Lineman Arrested by Knoxville Police

KNOXVILLE, Tenn (WVLT) - A starting University of Tennessee lineman has been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

Knoxville Police Department spokesperson Lt. Bob Wooldridge confirms Anthony Parker, 21, was arrested in the parking lot of the Sutters Mill Apartment complex just after midnight Saturday morning.

DeBusk says about 12:30 a.m., Officer Sam Henard saw Parker standing in the parking lot of the complex on Sutters Mill Lane in West Knoxville, waving his hands and yelling.

Officer Henard then arrested Parker on disorderly conduct charges and took him to the detention center where he posted a $500 bond and was released.

Parker, a junior at UT, started at left guard for the Vols in all 13 games of the 2007 season.

He had thought about entering the NFL Draft, but decided to return for his senior season next year.

There has not been any word from UT or the athletics department about any possible punishment for Parker.

Stay tuned to Volunteer TV News and for continued coverage of this developing news story.

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