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Awww -- he's like a young Pacman Jones

Posted on: September 4, 2009 7:37 am
Edited on: September 4, 2009 11:56 am
 
LeGarrette Blount of Oregon, I mean. He's a young Pacman Jones. Is that a good thing?

Of course it's not a good thing.

He didn't just lose his cool Thursday night when he sucker-punched a Boise State player after the game. He became completely unhinged. He forgot where he was, who he was, and where he wants to go. And if he plays again this season, shame on Oregon coach Chip Kelly.

(Here's the video!)

A season-long suspension is a stiff, stiff penalty to pay for a college football player, especially a senior. But Blount has to go. A player cannot sucker-punch another player after the game, and then make it worse by trying to go all Ron Artest on the crowd. If it weren't for the police who stopped him, Blount would have been in the crowd making (punches) rain.

This might not be a bad guy, but that was a despicable show. And he has to go.

And if Chip Kelly doesn't see that, well, maybe Chip Kelly has to go as well.





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Since: Feb 17, 2008
Posted on: September 4, 2009 10:20 am
 

Consequences are key here

This is an absolute disgrace, and a clear representation of the direction our society is heading.

The scene that I saw unfold last night, was reminiscent of a street fight.

I'll save any political comments here, but this all stems from people not being held accountable for their actions.

So let's examine this situation...an absolute thug of a man, punches out another man, then makes a scene, flailing his arms and trying to provoke other people.

I haven't seen the reaction of the coach, not do I have the patience to listen to the interview with the offender, but I'll tell you this....this is a crime. It's an assault on another human being, pure and simple. And although we can't prevent what he did, the answer lies within the consequence that is imposed on the player, and his coach.

The player who was punched, and his school, MUST BRING CHARGES to this player, the coach, and the institution. He is a representative of the school.

At the very least, this player should never wear a football jersey again, and his scholarship, and privilege to attend a university, should be revoked. He should be put in jails. There is ZERO argument here.





Since: Sep 4, 2009
Posted on: September 4, 2009 10:17 am
 

Awww -- he's like a young Pacman Jones

You are part of the problem. If Blount would have but all that energy into the game maybe the Ducks could have made it close.
The guy from Boise had a right to talk they WON!! All Blount and the Ducks could do is talk smack before the game, not back it up during the game, then act like a little child after game. If the coach was smart he would suspend him for the year.



Since: Sep 14, 2007
Posted on: September 4, 2009 10:15 am
 

Awww -- he's like a young Pacman Jones

You love the thugs huh nailsxx? Yea...this guy Blount is obviously a reallll cool dude. What he did was obviously completely acceptable and not the least bit insane or over the top. What a role model this guy is.



Since: Jan 18, 2009
Posted on: September 4, 2009 10:15 am
 

Awww -- he's like a young Pacman Jones



No defense for this gutless action.

Hout could easily press assault charges and win easily.

There is no excuse, they should be thanking the police that they prevented it from being worse than it was.

Great game for Boise State!!!



Since: Nov 9, 2006
Posted on: September 4, 2009 10:09 am
 

Awww -- he's like a young Pacman Jones

"SIZING UP BLOUNT".  Of course the Boise player didnt do that.  He ran his mouth and turned to high tail it out of there.  A pu$$y just like you coach.  That is probably what you would have done.  The boise player was probably looking for someone bigger to hide behind.  I just think that if a player wants to talk trash especially after a game he should be prepared.  I just wish you were there so Blount could have laid you out after you sized him up.



Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: September 4, 2009 10:09 am
 

Awww -- he's like a young Pacman Jones

Anybody defending Blount is just as stupid as he is.  Taunting has been part of sports, particularly college sports for an eternity now.  Is it right? Maybe not. But it happens all of the time and it will continue to happen before, during and after games.

What this moron did was absolutely insane. Forget the sucker punch for a minute because as bad as that was, it wasn't the worst part of this whole debacle.  What was he doing going after the people in the stands acting like a wild animal and need 4 or 5 people to hold him down?? WHAT WAS THAT????  That is NEVER supposed to happen and almost never does.  It's very very rare, obviously much more rare then taunting is for God sakes.

He doesn't deserve a year, but he deserves a couple games off for sure along with a letter that he should be writing to the player he punched apologizing to him, and another letter he should have to write to the boise school, their fans and everybody else kissing their butt for what he did.

Do you know what would happen if this was the NFL?? Goodell would have a field day with this jerkoff....



Since: Sep 15, 2006
Posted on: September 4, 2009 10:01 am
 

Awww -- he's like a young Pacman Jones

You've obviously never played football before. At the end of a game, ESPECIALLY a heated rivalry like that, emotions are running extremely high. It is important for each coach to be able to maintain discipline on their team and keep their guys adhering to a high standard of honorable conduct. In such a game, if i'm on the winning side, I celebrate and enjoy myself, but I don't go to the big time players on the other side, grab them and start shouting at them about how much they suck. That is just stupid and without class. Obviously, it is not right to punch someone in the face after a game, but there is no doubt in my mind that that guy deserved it because he too was clearly without class. When you win a big game like that you should be celebrating with YOUR team and fans, not going over grabbing the losing players and bragging about how big they blew it and how they suck.



Since: Sep 4, 2009
Posted on: September 4, 2009 10:00 am
 

Awww -- he's like a young Pacman Jones

It's always someone else's fault. Blame the high school coaches, college coaches, media, and the fans. Players can do no wrong. He is a adult and should be treated like one. Time to start having athletes take responsibility for their actions and not blame others for their stupidity! I say suspend him and if not press charges!



Since: Sep 14, 2007
Posted on: September 4, 2009 9:58 am
 

Awww -- he's like a young Pacman Jones

It is still a sucker punch because Blount waited until the Boise St. player had turned around and started to go away. Everyone taunts in these games and most of the time you don't see it. Blount was talking all kinds of trash before the game and got completely destroyed all game long. It didn't seem like he had a positive rush all day. He was obviously frustrated and has absolutely no self-control whatsoever. I'm not saying that the Boise St. player was right to taunt him after the game, but it happens. Usually a player doesn't completely bug out like a maniac and start fighting everyone in the building. Blount is obviously a complete fool who should have no place on that Oregon team anymore.

It's funny too...a couple of days ago I heard people talking about him as a possible first round pick. After this horrible performance and these antics, I doubt he will even get drafted.



Since: Jul 5, 2007
Posted on: September 4, 2009 9:56 am
 

boise state player had it coming

he was taunting blount that much is clear but blount threw the punch right when coach was jumping in his players @$$. blount clearly wanted to punch him while he was looking. too bad his jaw wasnt shattered so it would have to be wired shut. i guess its something in the water up in boise because state fans were taunting duck fans all night and espn was even showing it. blount didn't start it but he sure did end it. go ahead and throw blount out of school he should go right to ufc with that kind of power. more blount knocking out poor winners please!


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