The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is not the only idiot signal caller messing around with alcohol with some vague connection to Oconee (the Steelers QB has a home on Lake Oconee and decided to try instead to get wet in Milledgeville).
Zach Mettenberger was arrested near Valdosta for possession of alcohol and other related charges. He was arrested at a bar called Flip Flops in Remerton, GA (surrounded by Valdosta) near Valdosta State University for disorderly conduct and underage possession of alcohol and possibly a third (felony)? charge and is now back in Athens. Zach's mother is a secretary for the UGA football team.
Needless to say, this young man's spring break came crashing to a halt and he is suddenly entrenched in bottom of the supposed quarterback race at the University of Georgia. We wish the best for this Oconee County resident and hope he gets his act together, but at this point football may be the least of his concerns.