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NFL Star Arrested for Assaulting Family Member

7/17/2011 9:13 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson was arrested early in Texas this morning and charged with assault causing bodily injury to a family member.

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Benson was booked by Austin PD at 6:42 AM. The charge is a Class A misdemeanor. 

Benson was held on $10,000 bond. He posted and was released.

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