UGA WR arrested for negligent driving, speeding
Alex Scarborough, ESPN
- Personnel WriterMay 23, 2023, 08:05 PM ET Close Covers the SEC.Joined ESPN
- in 2012.
- Graduate of Auburn University.Georgia senior receiver Marcus Rosemy-Jacksaint was apprehended and charged with careless driving and speeding by Athens-Clarke County Police on Tuesday, marking the 4th driving-related arrest by a Bulldogs football player in the offseason.Rosemy-Jacksaint, from Pompano Beach, Florida, published$2,000 bond and was released within
an hour after being charged with the pair of misdemeanors.In March, star protective lineman Jalen Carter, a first-round choice of the Philadelphia Eagles, pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of negligent driving and racing. Carter presumably was racing Georgia staffer Chandler LeCroy in January when LeCroy crashed, killing her and offending lineman Devin Willock.Editor’s Picks Linebacker Jamon Dumas-Johnson was likewise charged with careless driving and street racing in a separate occurrence earlier in January.Receiver De’Nylon
Morrissette was charged in May with DUI, driving too quickly for conditions, following too closely and Class D license restrictions.Georgia coach Kirby Smart stated in March that authorities consulted with the
team about the risks of street racing last summer.Smart told press reporters the issue is”not to be ignored.””I think our men comprehend that and we continue to educate them and we’ll continue to do all we can as a
university to make sure they act and do that in an appropriate method,” he said.