With Georgia’s regular season over and the Bulldogs not playing in the SEC Championship Game, Mark Richt’s players likely have a decent amount of down time at the moment.
Wednesday night, Georgia senior offensive lineman Zach DeBell chose to spend some of his free time at Toppers International Showbar, a strip club in downtown Athens, Ga. Along with having what was presumably a good time, DeBell, 21, ended up getting a workout in, too.
The Bulldogs’ offensive lineman helped kick an unruly patron out of the club.
@ZachDeBell you’re a hero!
— Ryne Rankin (@Bigrank38) December 5, 2014
From the Athens Banner-Herald:
The brawl began after (Joseph) Kirkland allegedly exposed himself to a Toppers employee while she was dancing for him in a room at the club. The woman told police she asked Kirkland to zip himself up before leaving the room, but he was still exposed when she returned a few minutes later.
The dancer then alerted Kim and other employees, who attempted to remove Kirkland from the club, police said. While being ushered through the club, witnesses told police that Kirkland punched and elbowed Kim in the bar area.
Then DeBell stepped in. According to police, he “carried Kirkland out of the bar by his belt and collar and had placed him on the sidewalk outside the front doorway.”
Zach DeBell: Georgia offensive lineman, strip club hero.