published Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Georgia's Bellamy arrested on DUI charge

Georgia redshirt freshman linebacker Davin Bellamy was arrested early Saturday morning in Athens on charges of speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Bellamy is the seventh known Bulldogs football player to be arrested since the 2013 season concluded with a loss to Nebraska in the Gator Bowl. Defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested this past week on a felony charge of aggravated assault and was dismissed from the team.

According to the Athens Clarke-County jail's booking report, Bellamy was booked at 5:02 a.m. The 6-foot-5, 235-pounder from Chamblee, Ga., was released a little more than an hour later on $2,000 bond.

Bellamy, a backup outside linebacker to junior Jordan Jenkins, could miss Georgia's first two games against Clemson and South Carolina under the university's athletic policies for alcohol-related arrests.

Contact David Paschall at or 423-757-6524.

about David Paschall...

David Paschall is a sports writer for the Times Free Press. He started at the Chattanooga Free Press in 1990 and was part of the Times Free Press when the paper started in 1999. David covers University of Georgia football, as well as SEC football recruiting, SEC basketball, Chattanooga Lookouts baseball and other sports stories. He is a Chattanooga native and graduate of the Baylor School and Auburn University. David has received numerous honors for ...

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