Statement from the University of Louisville:

University of Louisville tight ends coach Chris Klenakis has been placed on administrative leave of absence on Sunday for driving under the influence and related charges.

“Coach Klenakis approached me this morning and informed me of the situation that occurred over the weekend,” UofL football head coach Bobby Petrino said. “I informed our administration and Coach Klenakis was placed on an administrative leave of absence effective immediately. There are high standards in our program for our coaching staff and we must adhere to those standards on a daily basis.”


It was reported on Monday that Tight Ends Coach Chris Klenakis was arrested for DUI in Shelby County.  You can read all of the details about Klenakis’ arrest from Jason Riley’s WDRB report here.

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