Bennett of Georgia arrested in Texas for public intoxication
DALLAS (AP) – Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett, who led the Bulldogs to their second straight national championship, was arrested early Sunday after police say he was drunk and knocking on doors.
Bennett, 25, was charged with public intoxication and taken to the city’s detention center, Dallas police said.
Police said around 6:10 a.m. officers were responding to reports of a man knocking on doors. The location reported by police was a mansion near downtown Dallas.
Last week, Bennett told reporters he would train for his professional career in Fort Worth, Texas, about 30 miles west of Dallas.
It was unclear if he had been released from the detention center. An Associated Press attempt to reach someone at the detention center failed.
Earlier this month, Bennett threw two touchdown passes and ran for two scores in the first half as No. 1 Georgia destroyed No. 3 TCU 65-7 to win the National Playoff Championship. college football.
Bennett came to Georgia nearly six years ago at the beginning of its growth to become the most dominant program in college football.
The University of Georgia athletics department did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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