UGA cornerback Sanders Commings arrested for Domestic Violence

Sanders CommingsGeorgia Bulldogs cornerback Sanders Commings was arrested and charged with domestic violence/simple battery, the AJC has reported.

Commings was arrested early this morning by the University of Georgia Police Department and remains in jail as of this writing (4:05 p.m. ET).

Jimmy Williamson, UGA’s Police Chief, told the AJC that “…his officers were flagged down a little after 1 a.m. Saturday by persons in a vehicle in downtown Athens. At that time the female victim and four witnesses were interviewed by police. Commings had left the scene.”

Officers then obtained a warrant and later arrested Commings. Based on the charge of domestic violence, Commings and the victim are in a personal relationship.

Head coach Mark Richt released the following statement through UGA:

“I’m aware of the situation and in the process of gathering necessary information,” Georgia coach Mark Richt said in a statement released through UGA. “However, any time a student-athlete is arrested it is a matter of serious concern.”

Commings, a 6-2, 217 pound rising Senior from Augusta, Georgia, started all 13 games for the Dawgs in 2011. He made 48 tackles, four tackles for loss, recorded a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, an interception and 12 pass break-ups.

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