Jan. 17, 2009
Garrido Suspended Indefinitely
After DUI Arrest
Texas head coach Augie Garrido was suspended
indefinitely with pay Saturday after an early morning arrest on
a drunken driving charge, according to the Associated Press.
Garrido, 69, was stopped
near downtown Austin just before 1 a.m. Saturday and was
arrested after failing a sobriety test.
Garrido is the winningest
coach in NCAA Division I baseball history. He has a record of
1,629-755-8 in 39 years as head coach. Garrido is 478-231-1 in
11 seasons with the Longhorns, including national championships
in 2002 and 2005. He also won three national titles with Cal
In a Jan. 23 press conference, Garrido
acknowledged that the Athletics Department and the University
decided on a four-game suspension as part of his penalty.