Irsay has been the face of the franchise in Indy.
Indianapolis Colts Owner and CEO Jim Irsay was arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving, with one count against DWI and four counts on possession of a controlled substance.
After release on bail, Irsay tweeted out the following:
Deepest thx to family, friends, fans, colleagues for the messages of support, thoughts and prayers. Impossible to tell u how much this means
— Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) March 17, 2014
Irsay has reportedly had an issue with drugs that was known by few. Several people tried to get him into rehab or at least a driver.
Irsay’s tenure as owner began in 1997.