William Mote, Georgia football long snapper, apparently celebrated his team’s national championship victory a little too enthusiastically.
According to a report from the Athens Banner-Herald, William Mote was arrested in the early morning after allegedly breaking a single pane window of a downtown Athens law office.
“William Mote told Athens-Clarke County police he was intoxicated after drinking at the Silver Dollar Bar, went to see a friend and mistakenly went to the law office, according to a police incident report,” the Banner-Herald wrote.
The redshirt sophomore, who has been the Bulldogs’ long snapper on punts the last two seasons, was charged with a second degree felony for damage of greater than $500. He was booked into the Clarke County Jail and eventually released on a $1,300 bond.
Georgia capped off a 14-1 season with a 33-18 victory over Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game last Monday night.
Jail records show defensive lineman Tiano Tialavea was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct (fighting or pushing) and public intoxication.
The office of El Paso County Constable Precinct No. 4 confirmed he was taken into custody Saturday in the 2500 block of Mesa at the same time Locksley was taken into custody on suspicion of DWI, terroristic threat, unlawful carrying of a weapon and possession of marijuana.
Tialavea was booked into the El Paso County Downtown Jail and posted two surety bonds worth $1,000.
UTEP officials said head coach Dana Dimel is aware of his arrest, but would not comment further until more information is available.
Tialavea is a senior from Seattle who played 10 games this past season.
A complaint affidavit said that Locksley allegedly shouted at a group of people that he “had a handgun with a full magazine and would empty it on the individuals.”
Tuscaloosa police charged Alabama football defensive lineman LaBryan Ray with public intoxication on Friday. Ray was booked into jail on Friday night. His bond was set at $500. He was arrested in Midtown Village in Tuscaloosa, according to Tuscaloosa Police spokesman Lt. Teena Richardson. Security encountered Ray, who refused to leave an establishment, Richardson said. […]
South Alabama quarterback Cole Garvin has been suspended following an arrest on a public intoxication charge early Friday.
Garvin, who started the Jaguars’ opener this season and seven games in 2017, was booked into Mobile County Metro Jail at 4:19 a.m. Friday. According to jail records, the 22-year-old was released on bond at 8:57 a.m. and has a court date scheduled for Oct. 10.
According to a statement from the South Alabama athletic department late Friday, Garvin has been suspended until further notice for violation of team rules. The Jaguars (0-2) face Texas State (1-1) in their Sun Belt Conference opener Saturday night at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.
Accused of public intoxication, Brady Reiff, 22, a starting defensive tackle for the UI football team, approached a parked UI police cruiser on Iowa Avenue at about 2 a.m. and attempted to open the vehicle’s passenger door, according to UI police.
When Reiff noticed there was a rider sitting in the passenger seat, police said he moved to the back door and attempted to open it.
When asked what he was doing, police said Reiff asked for a ride home. “He thought that was our job,” the police report states.
When asked if he thought the vehicle was an Uber, police said Reiff replied “Yes.”
According to the arrest report, a breathalyzer test showed Reiff’s blood alcohol content was .204 — more than twice the legal limit if he were driving — at the time of his arrest.
Reiff was taken to Johnson County Jail and released at about 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz said Monday at Big Ten media days in Chicago that Reiff will be suspended for Iowa’s season opener against Northern Illinois on Sept. 1.
Reiff, a junior, recorded 13 tackles, with one tackle for loss and one sack, during last year’s season.
STARKVILLE — Mississippi State freshman wide receiver Austin Williams was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with public drunkenness, according to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Office.
Kentucky punter Matt Panton was arrested and charged with public intoxication on Saturday night after the loss to Ole Miss.
Panton, a graduate transfer from Columbia University originally from Melbourne, Australia, was booked into the Lexington jail after 1:30 a.m. Sunday, according to jail records.
He was arrested by Lexington Police near the corners of South Upper and Bolivar streets. Panton’s arrest citation was not immediately available nor were any other details surrounding his arrest.
Auburn backup quarterback Sean White was arrested early Sunday for appearing under the influence in public.
Oklahoma quarterback Chris Robison and defensive back Ronnie LaRue were cited for public intoxication early Sunday morning, hours after the Sooners’ spring game.
According to arrest records obtained by Brooke Pryor of the Oklahoman, Robison was booked at 3:33 a.m. Sunday and LaRue was booked at 5:33 a.m.