Iowa heavyweight faces public intoxication charge

Sports

April 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Iowa heavyweight wrestler Bobby Telford faces a charge of public intoxication after an incident last weekend outside an Iowa City bar.  A police reported says the 20-year-old Telford was found leaning against the front of the bar late the night of April 20. Police say he smelled of alcohol and appeared to be intoxicated. Police say Telford refused to take a breath test.  The redshirt freshman finished the season 29-9 and placed fifth at the NCAA tournament. He was named an All-American.  Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands had no comment on the arrest.