Former Georgia tight end Charles charged with DUI
Former Georgia tight end Orson Charles is out of jail following
an arrest on a drunken driving charge.
Athens-Clarke County police spokeswoman Hilda Sorrow says
Charles was arrested at 3 a.m. Friday after he was stopped while
driving in Athens. Sorrow says Charles failed parts of a field
sobriety test and his blood alcohol level was .095, above the
state’s legal limit of .08.
Athens-Clarke County jail records show he was released on $1,750
Charles had 45 catches as a junior last season. He left Georgia
to enter the NFL draft and has been projected to go high as the
It was not immediately clear whether Charles had an attorney. He
did not have a phone listing.
A passenger in the car with Charles was not identified.