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“Finally His Downfall”: National Champion Stetson Bennett Faces Fans’ Fury as Door-Knocking Leads to Dallas Jail Gates

Published 01/30/2023, 2:05 AM EST

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The 2023 NFL draft is a few months away, but Stetson Bennett is already making the headlines. However, it is for the wrong reasons. A door knocking incident led him to the Dallas County jail gates on Sunday morning. And the two-time national champion QB is facing the fans’ fury for committing what they think is obviously an avoidable offense.

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Bennett recently won his second national championship with the University of Georgia. And he is heading into the NFL draft as one of the top QB picks.

Stetson Bennett faces fan fury


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The former Georgia Bulldogs QB Stetson Bennett landed in legal trouble on Sunday. The Dallas County police arrested the two-time national champion, according to Bleacher Report, for public intoxication after a door knocking incident. The arrest happened in Old East Dallas on Tribeca way. Police found Bennett after responding to reports of a man banging on the doors in the area.

Bennett is facing fans’ fury after the incident as it comes just months before the 2023 NFL draft. Some fans think the stardom has got into the QB’s head, while others wish he was a little more careful before the draft. A fan gave the reason for Bennett doing what he did.


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This fan seems happy with the turn of events.

Another fan thinks stardom got into Bennett’s head.

This fan has this to say on the situation.

Another fan thinks Bennett should have taken it easy before the draft.

This fan knows what Bennett said to the police during the arrest.

Bennett walked out of custody later in the morning and faces a public intoxication charge. According to projections, Bennett will be a fourth-round pick in the draft, though his arrest might impact his stock. Many believe that his short 5’11” stature is already against him.


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Bennett’s glowing college football career 

Stetson Bennett had a glowing football career with the Georgia Bulldogs. Starting out as a backup QB, Bennett worked his way to get the starting job in his junior year and never looked back. He led the Bulldogs to two back-to-back college football national championship titles, the program’s first since 1980.


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Bennett and the Bulldogs won the second title just a few weeks back when they demolished TCU 65-7 in the College playoff championship final game. He recently revealed that he is training for the draft in Fort Worth, Texas, about 30 miles from Dallas. Will his arrest affect his draft stock in any way? Where will Bennett land in the 2023 NFL draft? 

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Written by:

Shivam Pratap Singh


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Shivam Pratap Singh originally hails from Punjab, India. After completing his Master's degree from Jamia Millia Islamia, he joined the world of media with a stint at Opoyi. While he was there, he started to follow the NFL.
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Tony Thomas