- Associated Press - Sunday, January 2, 2011

TAMPA, FLA. (AP) - Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Shaun King has been charged with driving under the influence in Florida.

Hillsborough County jail records show that King refused to take a blood alcohol test when sheriff’s deputies stopped him at 2:12 a.m. Sunday.

He posted $500 bond and was released.

King played seven NFL seasons with the Buccaneers and Arizona Cardinals. He recently was hired as a football analyst for Bright House Sports Network.


The 33-year-old lives in St. Petersburg. A message left at a phone number listed for his address was not immediately returned.

A spokeswoman for Bright House Networks did not immediately respond to an e-mail Sunday.