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ProFootballTalk.com received a report from former Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree’s agent, that he was arrested earlier this month for DUI.
"Last weekend, my client Alec Ogletree was pulled over for speeding and a lane violation in Arizona," agent Pat Dye told the website. "After the officers smelled alcohol, they conducted tests and also cited him for DUI. Although Alec regrets this incident terribly, he is thankful that there was no accident and that no one was hurt. Because this matter is still pending, we cannot comment further publicly at this time."
Ogletree a likely first-round pick in April's NFL draft, has had issues before this arrest. He played safety as a freshman before shifting to linebacker as a sophomore, missed Georgia's first four games this past season after failing drug tests during spring practice.
This story sounds very familiar to the situation Nebraska cornerback Alfonzo Dennard had last year. Dennard was a projected late first early second round selection, but when he got into an altercation at a bar, and eligibly assaulted a police officer (Dennard’s trial is going on currently in Nebraska) he saw his stock in the draft drop off the radar. He was selected in the seventh round (224th overall) by the New England Patriots, 28th corner back selected.
Ogletree, who ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has being selected with the No. 8 overall pick in his latest mock draft, calling the 6-foot-3, 237-pounder "a great pursuit player and a guy who will shoot gaps and make stops in the backfield." Fellow ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay has Ogletree going with the 19th pick in his latest mock draft.
Dennard was a model citizen at Nebraska up to this and it cost him millions for this one issue (serious as it is). Could Ogletree suffer the same fate in this year’s draft?
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Alec Ogletree may have cost himself millions of dollar with one boneheaded mistake.
The former Georgia linebacker was arrested for driving under the influence, according to Pro Football Talk. Ogletree’s agent told the website that Ogletree was pulled over “last weekend” and cited for a DUI.
Ogletree was a likely first-round pick in April’s draft. He is a former safety turned...
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that Georgia inside linebacker Alec Ogletree was arrested on DUI charges last weekend.
“Last weekend, my client Alec Ogletree was pulled over for speeding and a lane violation in Arizona,” said Ogletree’s agent Pat Dye, Jr. “After the officers smelled alcohol, they conducted tests and also cited him for DUI. Although Alec regrets...
I have Olgetree rated the best LB in this year’s draft, but I rather have a Linebacker with a fake girlfriend than one who drives drunk.
Olgetree needs to get his life in order because no matter how talented you are, you can easily drink yourself right out of the league. This isn’t the first time Olgetree has been in trouble and it should be a red flag for NFL teams.
Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Alec Ogletree has been charged with a DUI while preparing for the 2013 NFL Draft.
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Former Georgia linebacker and potential first-round NFL Draft pick
Alec Ogletree was charged with DUI last week, according to
Shhhhhhhhh… Hear that? It’s the the sound of highly regarded Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree’s draft stock plummeting…
Pat Dye Jr., Ogletree’s agent, gave the details to NBC’s Pro Football Talk: “After the officers smelled alcohol, they conducted tests and also cited him for DUI,” he said. “Although Alec regrets this incident terribly, he is thankful that there...
Still months before the Draft and with the NFL Combine around the corner, former Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree has been arrested on DUI charges.With alcohol-related issues already a problem in the NFL, this was not a good time to get involved with the law.Ogletree is projected to go as high as a top 10 pick after his standout career with the Bulldogs.During the 2012 season Ogletree...
Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree is an early round draft prospect that has been linked as a possible player that the Pittsburgh Steelers might consider drafting in the upcoming 2013 NFL draft. On Saturday, however, it was reported by Pro Football Talk that Ogletree had been arrested last weekend in Arizona on a DUI charge, according to his agent Pat Dye Jr. and now you have to wonder...