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Former Cowboys Pro Bowler Marion Barber arrested in Texas

Vincent Frank
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Marion Barber starred for the Dallas Cowboys for six seasons after they made the Minnesota product a fourth-round pick in the 2005 NFL Draft.

In fact, Barber recorded 1,000-plus yards three consecutive seasons and earned a Pro Bowl appearance in 2007.

It appears that Barber’s life has taken a turn since he exited the NFL as a member of the Chicago Bears back in 2011.

According to TMZ Sports, the 36 year old was arrested in Texas on Wednesday and charged with criminal mischief.

“So far, the specific allegations against the 36-year-old are unclear — all we know is that he was arrested by the Prosper Police Dept. and transported to a Denton County jail,” the report read. “Barber was booked on at least one count of misdemeanor criminal mischief — and he’s still in custody as of this post.”

It’s not yet known what transpired that led to Barber’s arrest. However, he has a history with law enforcement.

Back in 2014, Barber was arrested in Texas and held for mental detention and observation. Like this most-recent story, there’s no other information available.

Barber finished his NFL career having recorded 6,110 total yards and 59 touchdowns. Let’s hope everything is okay here.