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Georgia Football Players Cleared in Athens Taxi Cab Incident

No Georgia football players have been or will be charged in connection with an incident in an Athens taxi cab on March 28, the AJC is reporting. Four men, identified by the victim as UGA football players, allegedly threatened and struck a married couple in an Athens taxi.

“One football player was in the taxi, but the investigation revealed he acted as a peace maker and tried to calm the situation,” the Athens police released in a statement.

In other legal news, sophomore linebacker Montez Robinson turned himself in at the Athens-Clarke County Jail over the weekend on charges of simple battery/family violence. Robinson was also charged with a probation violation. As a result of the arrest, Robinson’s third in his UGA career, he has been dismissed from the UGA football team.

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