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Nigel Tribune suspended indefinitely following arrest

Iowa State defensive back facing OWI charge

Iowa State University's Nigel Tribune (34) guards Kansas State's Deante Burton (6) as he dives for the ball in the first quarter Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames.
Iowa State University's Nigel Tribune (34) guards Kansas State's Deante Burton (6) as he dives for the ball in the first quarter Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames.

Iowa State defensive back Nigel Tribune has been suspended indefinitely after an arrest early Sunday morning in Ames and is facing an OWI charge.

The OWI charge was a first offense, but Tribune also received charges of failure to use headlamps when required and failure to prove security against liability.

According to a report, the incident occurred at 2:52 a.m. at Lincoln Way and Hickory Drive in Ames. After he was pulled over for not using headlamps, Tribune reportedly had watery, bloodshot eyes and smelled of alcohol. After failing a field sobriety test, a preliminary breath test showed Tribune was above the legal limit of .08.

Tribune is a three-year starter for the Cyclones secondary, but is listed as a backup at cornerback to Jomal Wiltz in the pre-fall camp depth chart. He played in 11 games in 2015 and started eight while tallying 37 tackles, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

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