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Two-time national championship-winning quarterback Stetson Bennett was arrested in Dallas, Texas.
Police received a phone call about an unknown man who was banging on doors in the area. The 25-year-old athlete was arrested around 6:00 a.m. for public intoxication.
Bennett won his second national championship with Georgia in early January.
Stetson Bennett was arrested early this morning on a public intoxication charge per @wfaa.
He recently declined his Senior Bowl invite. pic.twitter.com/eZXnEgv0t5
— PFF College (@PFF_College) January 29, 2023
He is set to enter the NFL Draft in April.
Bennett is believed to be in Dallas in order to train for the NFL Draft.
Georgia QB Stetson Bennett was arrested for public intoxication in Dallas.
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— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) January 29, 2023
The arrest occurred at the 1600 Block of Tribeca Way in Old East Dallas.
Dallas Police took Bennett was taken to a local detention center where he was booked.
Bennett was invited to play in the Senior Bowl next weekend, but he opted against participation in the All-Star game. He’s solely focused on preparing fro the Draft.
Stetson Bennett was arrested for public intoxication in Dallas last night. pic.twitter.com/sio3Gw57jj
— Unnecessary Roughness (@UnnecRoughness) January 29, 2023
Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett arrested on public intoxication charge https://t.co/DiweRG2tjC pic.twitter.com/q9fjJGxkHH
— New York Post (@nypost) January 29, 2023
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Neither the University of Georgia nor the Dallas police have commented further on the arrest.
Had Stetson Bennett decided to play in the Senior Bowl, he would have been slated to arrive in Mobile with the rest of the game’s participants on Sunday afternoon. Instead, he was in Dallas.
This story will be updated as further details are released.