google-site-verification=0bx1QYafX4YUxAV2RLbOiDD2WzOMRAju_YMPZqdCR1E According to police, Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett was arrested in Dallas on a charge of public intoxication

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According to police, Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett was arrested in Dallas on a charge of public intoxication

Stetson Bennett

Police confirmed to WFAA that Stetson Bennett, the former Georgia quarterback who recently led the Bulldogs to a second consecutive national championship, was arrested early Sunday morning in Dallas on a charge of public intoxication.

According to police, the arrest took place around 6 a.m. on Sunday in the 1600 block of Tribeca Way in Old East Dallas.


According to police, there were reports of a man banging on doors in the area, so officers responded.


According to a police news release, when the officers arrived, they discovered Bennett and "decided he was intoxicated."

The release did not specify where they found Bennett or whether he was the man who was allegedly banging on doors.


Bennett, 25, was taken into custody and lodged in a city detention facility. WFAA confirmed that he was released from custody just before 11 a.m.


His arrest was not made public in any further detail.

WFAA contacted University of Georgia officials Sunday morning to obtain additional details.

Georgia defeated TCU 65-7 in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in Los Angeles earlier this month under Bennett's leadership, who was a senior at the time.

Bennett also led the Bulldogs to victory over Alabama in the national championship game the year before.

After a stellar career in Athens, Bennett is expected to be selected in the upcoming NFL Draft. In 2017, he played as a walk-on for the Bulldogs before going to junior college and winning back-to-back titles while on scholarship.

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