UGA linebacker arrested for marijuana possession

A University of Georgia football player was arrested in Athens Thursday night for the second time. 

UGA linebacker Natrez Patrick was arrested just after 11:30 p.m. Thursday for two misdemeanor charges, including marijuana possession less than one ounce.

Patrick posted a $1,000 bond just after 12:30 a.m. on Friday.

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This is Patrick’s second marijuana-related arrest while attending UGA. The student-athlete handbook for UGA says there is a four-game suspension for football players who incur a second marijuana violation.

Patrick is in his junior season and has 17 total tackles this year. In his career at UGA, he has accumulated two sacks, 7.5 tackles for loss, and 98 combined tackles.