Last week on our Athens, Georgia, DUI defense law blog, we mentioned that college sports players could be suspended from playing in games if they are charged with serious offenses such as drunk driving.
Damon Evans, the former athletic director at UGA, entered a guilty plea on January 19 in his DUI case. Evans was not scheduled to enter a plea until this Monday, but opted to do so early.
The DUI arrest of former University of Georgia athletic director Damon Evans was one of Athens' top news stories of 2010. A recent article in the Athens Banner-Herald discusses the story's effect on the community of UGA and the greater Athens community as well as the aftermath of the incident for Evans and UGA's athletic program.
Former University of Georgia Athletic Director Damon Evans' DUI case was scheduled to go before a judge this month, but it has been postponed until the first week of December. Judge Calvin S. Graves rescheduled the case for December 7 at 3 p.m.
As the summer winds to a close, UGA students are preparing to go back to school and they are reflecting on the summer's events. The student newspaper, redandblack.com, reflects on a community that is scrambling to find a new athletic director after the resignation of former director Damon Evans following a DUI arrest in Atlanta on June 30.