Georgia's Jackson to transfer following arrest

By: AP
By: AP

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Dontavius Jackson, one of two Georgia players
arrested on alcohol-related charges last week, is transferring from
the university after spring semester.

Coach Mark Richt suspended Jackson for at least six games after
the sophomore was charged with driving under the influence, leaving
the scene of an accident and other motor vehicle offenses early
Saturday morning.

Jackson, a backup running back, had four carries for 38 yards in
2009.

Richt announced Jackson's plans to transfer on Wednesday.

Sophomore split end Tavarres King, a returning starter, was
charged with underaged possession of alcohol and has been suspended for at least one game.

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