Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick arrested hours after SEC championship game

Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick arrested hours after SEC championship game

Georgia inside linebacker Natrez Patrick started in the Bulldogs' SEC championship game victory over Auburn on Saturday afternoon, but he reportedly spent part of Saturday night and Sunday morning in jail on a misdemeanor charge. Stanley was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, possession of marijuana of less than one ounce and speeding while going 87 miles per hour in a 65 zone.

However, now it has been revealed that Patrick, who was arrested for a misdemeanor marijuana charge, was the passenger in teammate Jayson Stanley's vehicle.

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According to a Barrow County public information spokesman, Patrick was arrested for possession of marijuana of less than one ounce. According to the school's student-athlete handbook, a player will be dismissed from the team following a third marijuana-related incident. Stanley also sees time on offense as a rotational receiver.

Stanley has been a special teams standout on the kickoff and punt return teams as a gunner. He was suspended from Georgia for four games and returned to play against Auburn in the regular season.

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This was Patrick's third arrest since he arrived on campus at Georgia three years ago. Patrick was arrested in October on another marijuana charge. Barrow County is adjacent to Clarke County, where the University of Georgia is located.

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