ATHENS — Georgia coach Mark Richt has suspended two players the day after their arrests on alcohol-related charges.
Sophomore tailback Dontavius Jackson was charged with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident and other motor vehicle offenses early Saturday morning. Richt says Jackson, a backup, has been suspended for a minimum of six games.
Sophomore split end Tavarres King, a returning starter and Habersham Central graduate, was charged with underaged possession of alcohol and has been suspended for at least one game by Richt.
Richt says he is disappointed in the players' decision-making and that each will "pay a stiff price."
Each player has been suspended indefinitely from all team activities.