Originally posted on The Daily Rival  |  Last updated 2/7/12

Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno was arrested last week for a DUI charge, the team confirmed Monday.

Somewhat surprisingly, it apparently had everything to do with Moreno driving his Bentley 70 mph in a 45 mph zone and nothing to do with the fact his personalized license plates read “SAUCED.”

The Denver Post reports:

Moreno, 24, was pulled over Feb. 1 while driving a Bentley at about 70 mph on Interstate 25 near Quincy Avenue and Union Avenue, according to a report by Denver television station KDVR-31. The posted speed limit in the area usually is 65 mph but is currently posted at 45 mph because it’s a construction zone.

Police gave Moreno a breath test and a field sobriety test and took the former Georgia star to a detox facility. He was charged with DUI, failing to have insurance and careless driving. He is scheduled to be arraigned March 2, court records state.

The personalized license plate on the car Moreno was driving read “SAUCED,” according to KDVR-31.

And for those of you who don’t understand the reference (read: anybody over age 33), Urban Dictionary defines “sauced” simply:

Having too much to drink,
Similar words: plastered, hammered, trashed

my mom is sauced after that party

Drinking and driving is obviously a serious matter, and, thankfully, apparently nobody was harmed from the incident. It was another unfortunate decision by the so-far underwhelming former first-round pick. It’s probably right up there with deciding to leave Georgia after his sophomore season.

Photo via Jeffrey Beall

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