Jonathan Taylor, a Georgia defensive lineman, was arrested early Tuesday morning on felony aggravated assault and family violence charges stemming form an incident with a female student in his dorm room. Via the Athens Banner-Herald:
There was evidence that the female victim had been “possibly strangled by the offender,” in the incident in Taylor’s dorm room, Williamson said. There was evidence that the victim and another individual had been involved in an argument in McWhorter Hall, police said. Officers determined an established relationship and “co-habitation” with the individuals.
This is Taylor’s second arrest of the off-season. In March, he was one of four Georgia players arrested for double-cashing stipend checks from the UGA athletic department. The arrest would violate the terms of his pre-trial intervention program. UGA policy dictates he immediately be suspended.
Taylor, a redshirt sophomore, had nine tackles and a sack in 10 appearances for Georgia last season.