Georgia starting defender Devonte Wyatt arrested late Tuesday night
Georgia senior defensive lineman Devonte Wyatt was arrested late Tuesday night around 11:35 p.m. by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office on 3 charges: criminal trespass, damage to property and family violence, according to the Athens-Clarke County Jail.
All 3 charges are misdemeanors, and as of early Wednesday morning, he is still incarcerated with a $1,500 bond.
Wyatt played in 13 games in 2019, making 30 tackles and recording 27 quarterback hurries. He’s played in 25 games over the last 2 years. Wyatt signed with Georgia in the class of 2018 after playing for Hutchinson Community College in Kansas.
The Decatur, Georgia, native is a key cog in the Bulldogs defensive line, as he 1 of 3 seniors with Julian Rochester and Malik Herring. After losing 5 defensive line following the 2019 season, Wyatt is set to play an even bigger role in 2020.
Georgia has yet to comment on Wyatt’s arrest.
The Bulldogs will start spring practice mid-March ahead of the G-Day Game on April 18.
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