Report: Stetson Bennett arrested for public intoxication in Dallas
Former Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett was reportedly arrested in Dallas, Texas on Sunday morning on a public intoxication charge, according to WFAA News.
The arrest took place at 6 a.m. in Old East Dallas after the police were notified of a man banging on doors. WFAA confirmed the arrest with the police, but there is no confirmation as to whether or not Bennett was the one reportedly banging on the doors.
Upon the officers’ arrival, they found Bennett “and determined he was intoxicated.”
Per DawgNation, Bennett had been training in Texas leading up to the events of Sunday morning.
The release did not say if Bennett was the man reportedly banging on doors, and it did not say where, specifically, they located him.
Bennett, 25, was arrested and taken to a city detention center. It was unclear when he was being released Sunday.
#Breaking: Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett was arrested in Dallas early this morning, police confirmed to WFAA. https://t.co/4Aiw4cWdI4
— WFAA (@wfaa) January 29, 2023
Bennett is nearly three weeks removed from winning his second consecutive College Football Playoff National Championship Game. His Georgia Bulldogs took down the TCU Horned Frogs 65-7 and Bennett, a former walk-on, was named MVP of both the semifinal game and the national title.