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Oregon's Cliff Harris likes to drive fast

Posted on: June 13, 2011 2:06 pm
Edited on: June 14, 2011 6:27 am
 

Posted by Tom Fornelli

It seems they do everything at Oregon faster than everybody else, not just football. So I suppose it's hard to blame cornerback Cliff Harris for his run-in with the law this weekend, as he's used to doing everything at 100 miles per hour. Or, as is the case this time, at 118 miles per hour. According to a tweet from Rob Moseley, who covers the Oregon beat for The Register-Guard, Harris was pulled over by the state police on Sunday for driving 118 mph in a 65 mph zone.

And he did it on a suspended license to boot.



That's not the best way to go about getting your license reinstated. According to the AP report, Harris was pulled over at 4:35 a.m. on Interstate 5 south of Albany in a rental car. The fine for getting caught driving over 100 mph? $1,148. 

As for whether or not Harris should expect some form of punishment from the football team, Chip Kelly is yet to issue a statement. 


Comments

Since: Sep 26, 2010
Posted on: June 13, 2011 10:01 pm
 

Oregon's Cliff Harris likes to drive fast

I'm sure Chip Kelly will wait until Cliff goes to court before taking any action. Chip's a no nonsense coach and won't allow Cliff off scott free. If the judge comes down hard on Harris he may feel that is enough punishment, or he may suspend him for a couple of games if the punishment doesn't fit the crime. I hope the judge fines him and gives him 80 hours of community service talking to high school students about how stupid it is driving that fast. Missing the LSU game would be (first game Sept 3, IMHO would punish the whole team not just the player. Huge lack of judgement on Cliff's part.



Since: Jan 2, 2007
Posted on: June 13, 2011 9:46 pm
 

Oregon's Cliff Harris likes to drive fast

Oregon...the Miami of the West



Since: Apr 10, 2007
Posted on: June 13, 2011 9:42 pm
 

Oregon's Cliff Harris likes to drive fast

Ha, I work at a rental car company.  If somebody rented him a car with a suspended license, they are getting fired.  If Harris borrowed it from a friend and this happened, the guy who rented the car will be paying a buttload to the rental agency.  Either way, multiple people are boned in this scenario.



Since: Oct 23, 2006
Posted on: June 13, 2011 9:33 pm
 

Oregon's Cliff Harris likes to drive fast

Another black athlete...what is going on??



Since: Oct 16, 2006
Posted on: June 13, 2011 9:27 pm
 

Oregon's Cliff Harris likes to drive fast

I rented a V8 Mustang and was between Ellensburg WA and Yakima WA going 108 -- with the wife in the car I just wanted to see how much muscle the thing had, as I hit 108 I eased of a little waiting for the next flat straight shot and I told my wife "Damn you think we are going fast there is a car behind us catching up -- then he turned his lights on --- uh oh ---- guess what I told him what I was doing and he let me off with a warning.  This was years ago when I was mid 20's -- I was stupid then -- not much smarter today cause the wife's Lexus gets up to 100 in a hurry.



Since: Jul 9, 2009
Posted on: June 13, 2011 9:01 pm
 

Oregon's Cliff Harris likes to drive fast

The kid is an idiot! And so was i when I went 125 on a motorcycle. I would make him run 118 stairs, case closed!



Since: Feb 16, 2011
Posted on: June 13, 2011 8:57 pm
 

Oregon's Cliff Harris likes to drive fast

That certainly gives new meaning to the term "speedy cornerback" . . .



Since: Feb 27, 2008
Posted on: June 13, 2011 8:36 pm
 

Oregon's Cliff Harris likes to drive fast

Why would he get suspended?  Yeah, it was stupid to do that, but people don't get suspended for traffic stops unless they have a kilo of colombian bam bam strapped to the underside.



Since: Jan 31, 2011
Posted on: June 13, 2011 8:07 pm
 

Oregon's Cliff Harris likes to drive fast

alot of cars go 118 mph. its not 1950 anymore lol..



Since: Jan 31, 2011
Posted on: June 13, 2011 8:06 pm
 

Oregon's Cliff Harris likes to drive fast

oh no speeding. such a major violation


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