UGA walk-on lineman arrested, suspended

Georgia walk-on offensive lineman Josh Parrish was suspended indefinitely from the team after an alcohol-related arrest, coach Mark Richt announced Monday night.

Parrish, 19, was charged with underage possession of alcohol and possession of false identification, according to Clarke County Jail records. He was booked into the jail at 4:15 p.m. Monday and released on bonds totaling $3,000 about 1 1/2 hours later.

Parrish, from Norcross, was redshirted as a freshman last season. He has not played in a game for the Bulldogs. He was listed as the third-string right guard on the depth chart released last week.

He is the fourth Georgia football player to be arrested this spring. Quarterback Zach Mettenberger was arrested in the South Georgia town of Remerton on March 7 on charges of underage possession/consumption of alcohol, disorderly conduct, obstruction and possession of false ID. Outside linebacker Montez Robinson was arrested in Athens  on April 4 on a charge of simple battery/family violence. Walk-on backup punter Trent Dittmer was arrested in Athens on April 20 on a public-intoxication charge. Mettenberger, Robinson and Dittmer have been dismissed from the team.

In other UGA news:  Logan Gray meets with Richt; no decision yet on transfer.

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