Marion Barber being held for mental evaluation after being arrested


According to TMZ via Black Sports Online,  former Cowboys running back Marion Barber was arrested and is currently being held for mental evaluation.

Marion Barber III — former Dallas Cowboys running back — was arrested in Texas yesterday … TMZ Sports has confirmed.

According to police records, Barber was arrested just after 8PM on Sunday night — and he’s being held for “mental detention and observation.”

Police tell TMZ Sports Barber was taken into custody at his home. However, sources tell us the incident for which Barber was arrested occurred at a nearby church.