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Report: BYU suspended Davies for premarital sex

Posted on: March 3, 2011 7:14 am
 
Brandon Davies was suspended from BYU's basketball team for the remainder of the season because he violated the part of the school's honor code provision that prohibits premarital sex, according to a report in The Salt Lake Tribune.

The paper reported that Davies acknowledged the violation to BYU officials Monday.

BYU announced Davies' suspension on Tuesday.

"Everyone makes mistakes in their life," said BYU's Charles Abouo. "We are reaching out and trying to help him get through this."

Davies was averaging 11.1 points and a team-leading 6.2 rebounds. The No. 3 Cougars lost 82-64 Wednesday night to New Mexico in their first game without Davies. They close the regular season Saturday against Wyoming.
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Since: Oct 18, 2009
Posted on: March 3, 2011 8:23 pm
 

Report: BYU suspended Davies for premarital sex

1. How many Mormons do you actually know?2. How many of them have numerous wives?3. Most redundant point ever: "...mormons take issue only with those moral bad acts that they disagree with." Really? It surprises you that Mormons would disagree with something they disagree with? Wow, what an astute point! 



Since: Oct 18, 2009
Posted on: March 3, 2011 8:19 pm
 

Report: BYU suspended Davies for premarital sex

So many ignorant posts here. The kid signed a contract, he understood what would happen if he broke the honor code. He's an adult and has to face the consequences of failing to live up to his end of the deal. BYU recruits non-Mormon players, so not all of them serve missions (fyi).
With all the stories about players being arrested and schools still recruiting them, you'd think people would be happy to hear about a school maintaining it's standards. 



Since: Sep 1, 2007
Posted on: March 3, 2011 8:07 pm
 

Report: BYU suspended Davies for premarital sex

"Everyone makes mistakes in their life,"
Why was she fat? Did she have herpes?



Since: Feb 11, 2009
Posted on: March 3, 2011 7:58 pm
 

Report: BYU suspended Davies for premarital sex

I feel sorry for Davies.  He had sex, oh boy, what a crime.  I have heard a lot of people talk about this and so what.  He had sex.  Huge crime.  I guess enough to ruin your college career and dash the hopes of the rest of the team.  Are we to believe he is the only kid to have sex while at BYU? I thougjht they the players, like the rest of the students, have to be a mission for 2 years.  What about Jimmer's mission?  This guy has not and plans not to do his mission while in school which I believe is when he has to do the mission.  Hum, I think there is a double standard here...



Since: Feb 28, 2008
Posted on: March 3, 2011 7:49 pm
 

HOW DID HE GET CAUGHT?

One must ask themselves how did he get caught? He is an LDS kid. He knows the code of honor and he knew the consequences. So I guarantee you that he didn't just come out and tell on himself and admit to anything. Nor was he loving his girl down in a public place where it is easy to get caught. He was told on. How you say? I will tell you how. BYU utilizes "narcs" for honor code violations. The school itself "hires" such "narcs" to protect the code. Also look at the last part of the honor code which reads..."Encourage others in their commitment to comply with the Honor Code". Students can get in trouble themselves if they don't "encourage others in their commitment" to the code. Translated: if you know of honor code violation you had better tell them to a bishop or you are violating the code yourself.

THis isn't the first time this has happened to athlete's at BYU. ROnnie Jenkins (Football) a few years back did the same thing and he was ratted on.

I am not in a position to disclose how I know this but I do. SO while I have read online in the last couple of days that BYU should be applauded for sticking by this code regardless of the offender's status I will offer this. WHile the commitment to the code is honorable, much like a military commitment, the way BYU chooses to enforce and "encourage" students is not.




Since: Dec 20, 2006
Posted on: March 3, 2011 7:45 pm
 

Report: BYU suspended Davies for premarital sex

Hmmm premarital sex...bad.  But being married to numerous women...Ok?  Apparently mormons take issue only with those moral bad acts that they disagree with.  Without question they are the most absurd excuse for religion that has ever existed.  BYU will continue to be irrelevant....



Since: Oct 25, 2006
Posted on: March 3, 2011 7:45 pm
 

Report: BYU suspended Davies for premarital sex




Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: March 3, 2011 7:40 pm
 

Report: BYU suspended Davies for premarital sex

BYU makes it perfectly clear what the expectations are from the students before they are enrolled, so if you break the rules you already know the consequences... Davies knew what would happen and did it any way.



Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: March 3, 2011 7:37 pm
 

Report: BYU suspended Davies for premarital sex

Then these kids shouldn't go to a religious university! They sign a honor code, they know what the rules are and the consequences.



Since: Mar 3, 2011
Posted on: March 3, 2011 7:35 pm
 

Report: BYU suspended Davies for premarital sex

Mormons technically are not a cult but they are considered one by cultwatch.com  ...what i do know is that there is zero scientific evidence of their beginning and they have changed their book of mormon 100's of times ..even after their leader called it the "most perfectly written book"


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