Stetson Bennett, outstanding Georgia quarterback, arrested for public intoxication
Stetson Bennett, the Georgia quarterback who led the Bulldogs to back-to-back national championships and became one of football’s greatest stories, was arrested Sunday morning.
Bennett was arrested in Dallas around 6 a.m. local time for public intoxication, police confirmed to Fox News Digital. Officers responded to a call about a man “knocking on doors” and authorities determined that Bennett was intoxicated.
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Bennett, 25, was taken to the city’s detention center, police said. It is unknown if he has been released.
The quarterback became a hero to the Bulldogs after leading the team to a resounding victory over TCU in the national championship earlier this month. Georgia coach Kirby Smart gave Bennett time to get a recall in the fourth quarter as they led 52–7.
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He ended his university career with two national titles. He also had 8,428 passing yards and 66 touchdowns during his college career.
The University of Georgia did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment.
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Bennett’s performance in the 2022 season looked to boost his draw stock ahead of the spring event. It is unclear whether the reported arrest would have any effect on this development.
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