CLARKE COUNTY, GA. (THECOUNT) — RaRa Thomas, former Mississippi State WR football player who recently transferred to join the Georgia Bulldogs, was arrested early Monday in Athens on two separate counts, a felony false imprisonment charge and a misdemeanor battery-family violence charge.

Thomas was booked in Athens Clarke-County jail at 4:04 a.m., Monday morning.


Thomas arrived at Georgia earlier this month after transferring in from Mississippi State. He caught 44 passes for 626 receiving yards at Mississippi State, scoring seven touchdowns. Thomas was one of three transfer portal additions this offseason, as Georgia brought in wide receiver Dominic Lovett from Missouri and Texas A&M defensive back Smoke Bouie, reports dawgnation.

No further details were immediately released.


Geo quick facts: Athens is a city in northeast Georgia. It’s known for its antebellum architecture. It marks the start of the state’s Antebellum Trail of historic Civil War towns. The T.R.R. Cobb House, the mansion of a mid-19th-century lawyer, has period furniture and exhibits related to Southern history. Nearby, the Taylor Grady House is a Greek Revival mansion, and the Church-Waddel-Brumby House dates from the early 19th century. Clarke County is located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 116,714. Its county seat is Athens, with which it is a consolidated city-county – Wikipedia.