According to public records obtained on the Davidson County Sherriff's website, former Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jay Barker has been arrested in Nashville on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Barker's bond was set at $10,000 but records indicate he is currently being held on a 12-hour domestic violence hold.

After retiring from football, Barker got into sports radio in Alabama and currently hosts his own program on Tide 100.9, a Townsquare Media Station, weekdays from 12-2 p.m.

The prominent former quarterback is married to country music superstar Sara Evans and the father of former Alabama quarterback Braxton Barker, UAB quarterback Harrison Barker and Georgia basketball player Sarah Ashlee Barker.

Attempts to contact Barker and his attorneys have been unsuccessful as of the time of publication of this story.

This is a developing story, stay connected to The Tuscaloosa Thread and Tide 100.9 for updates as they become available.

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