Ryan Leaf was arrested on Friday for domestic battery.
According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s jail management system, Leaf was arrested in Palm Desert, California around 2 p.m. Friday. He was booked into jail an hour and a half later on misdemeanor domestic battery charges.
Leaf was being held at the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility and had a $5,000 bail.
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Leaf, 44, was the second pick of the 1998 NFL Draft behind Peyton Manning. He became one of the biggest busts in NFL history, throwing just 14 touchdown passes and 36 interceptions during his NFL career.
News of Leaf’s arrest was first reported by TMZ Sports.