UGA player arrested for lying about textbook theft

ATHENS, Ga. -- University of Georgia tight end Ty Flournoy-Smith was arrested on a misdemeanor charge accusing him of lying about the theft of his textbooks.

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Campus police Chief Jimmy Williamson said Sunday that Flournoy-Smith reported a few days earlier that his textbooks were stolen, but that police officers found he had sold them at a bookstore, the Associated Press reported.

Flournoy-Smith was a standout at Colquitt County High School in Moultrie, Ga., and played in eight games his freshman season at UGA.

According to Athens-Clarke County Jail records, Flournoy-Smith's bond was set at $1,000.


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