Former Dartmouth High Football Star Arrested in Tennessee
BLOUNT COUNTY, TN — A former high school football star from Dartmouth — who played for the University of Georgia before being signed to NFL teams — has been arrested in Tennessee on charges of sexual assault.
Arthur Lynch, 31, was taken into custody in Blount County and will be transferred to Chattanooga, where he was indicted by a grand jury for sexual assault, according to Chattanooga police.
His grandfather, Carlin Lynch, coached football at Dartmouth High for 25 years, and was a well-known figure in the community until his death in 2019 at the age of 84. The school's gymnasium is named the Carlin Lynch Activity Center.
Chattanooga police confirmed that Arthur Lynch was arrested in Blount County and will be transferred to Hamilton County by Monday.
No further information about his arrest was disclosed.