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UGA QB arrested in Remerton

University of Georgia quarterback Zach Mettenberger, who is one of the three candidates for the starting quarterback position, was arrested on Sunday morning in Remerton outside local bar Flip Flops.
Mettenberger faces five misdemeanor charges: underage consumption/possession of alcohol, disorderly conduct, obstruction and two counts of possession of false identification after the early Sunday morning arrest.
Mettenberger, 18, was arrested at 1:39 a.m. as he was lying on the ground outside the bar after being kicked out.
“I have no comment,” Mettenberger said when reached by phone Wednesday afternoon.
Mettenberger was taken to the Lowndes County Jail where he was booked and later released on bail. A court date was scheduled for April 27.
“I really have nothing I can say about this case,” Remerton police Chief Mike Terrell said. “We are still looking into all the circumstances that led to the arrest.”
Mettenberger was ranked the 11 best quarterbackin the nation out of high school. The UGA football team began spring practice last Thursday; however have a week off due to UGA spring break.
According to a UGA spokesman, Georgia head football coach Mark Richt is aware of the arrest, however was unavailable for comment, as Richt is out of town on vacation until Monday.
Under UGA athletic policy, an alcohol related citation is grounds for a one game suspension, which would most likely be the opening game versus University of Louisiana-Lafayette on Sept. 4.

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One comment

  1. Why haven’t you reported on Zach Mettenberger sex battery charge? I guss you love Zach Mettenberger more than
    “The Victim” Shame on you and the university

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