Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick arrested hours after SEC championship game

Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick arrested hours after SEC championship game

Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick arrested hours after SEC championship game

Authorities said Patrick was a passenger in a auto pulled over late Saturday that was driven by Georgia backup wide receiver Jayson Stanley, who was charged with speeding and possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana. Patrick's bond was set at $1,030 and "he was quickly in and out", Smith said.

Merely hours after playing in Georgia's SEC Championship win over Auburn, the junior was arrested in Barrow County late Saturday night on an unspecified misdemeanor charge, according to the Barrow County online jail report. He was in a vehicle with fellow teammate and receiver Jayson Stanley.

Stanley was arrested and charged for DUI, possession of marijuana less than one ounce and speeding, going 87 miles per hour in a 65 miles per hour zone.

This is Patrick's third arrest.

Patrick was previously arrested for possession of marijuana in October and once in 2015.

Patrick started and helped Georgia win Saturday's SEC championship game against Auburn in Atlanta.

According to UGASports.com, the school's student-athlete handbook calls for dismissal from the team after a third drug-related offense. He was suspended four games earlier this season after being arrested on marijuana possession charges. Barrow County is adjacent to Clarke County, where the University of Georgia is located.

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