Touted Georgia freshman Bill Norton arrested on multiple charges overnight
Georgia freshman defensive end Bill Norton (Memphis, Tennessee) was arrested on three charges early Sunday morning: driving under the influence, failure to maintain lane/improper driving on road and possessing any alcoholic beverage under 21, per the Clarke County Jail log.
All three charges are misdemeanors. He was arrested by the University of Georgia police and booked into the Clarke County Jail at 4:30 a.m., records indicate. He was released after posting bonds of $3,000.
Norton signed with Georgia in the class of 2020 and is likely headed for a redshirt this year. The Memphis native was rated a 4-star prospect and ranked as the nation’s No. 9 overall strong-side defensive end and the state of Tennessee’s No. 4 overall prospect, according to 247Sports Composite Rankings.
The 6-6, 255-pound freshman became the seventh Bulldogs player to be charged with a misdemeanor this offseason.
Georgia kicks off Saturday, August 31 against Vanderbilt at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Below is the arrest log from the Clarke County Jail.