Tag:Marijuana
Posted on: January 3, 2011 5:09 pm
 

Iowa gives Adam Robinson the boot

Posted by Tom Fornelli

While Iowa may have won the Insight Bowl against Missouri last week, just about all the news coming out of Iowa City over the last month has had to do with players getting busted with drugs.  There was Derrell Johnson-Koulianos running that drug house of his, and then, after he was already suspended for the bowl game, running back Adam Robinson got busted with marijuana in his car.

Well, it seems that, once again, pot is a gateway drug to Coker.  Or in this case, Marcus Coker.  I guess that seeing Coker rush for 219 yards and two touchdowns against Missouri was all Kirk Ferentz needed to make a decision on Robinson's future at Iowa.  That decision being that Robinson will no longer have a future at Iowa.

“Running Back Adam Robinson has been dismissed from The University of Iowa Football team,” said Ferentz in a typically verbose, and confusing statement.

Which means that the three running backs who began 2010 on top of the Iowa depth chart are no longer with the team.  Robinson follows Brandon Wegher and Jewel Hampton out the door.  Robinson was rather productive during his first two seasons with the Hawkeyes, too, rushing for 1,775 yards and 15 touchdowns in his first two seasons.
Posted on: October 15, 2010 11:43 am
 

Baylor boots pothead receiver

Posted by Tom Fornelli

One of the side effects of long tem marijuana use is the loss of short-term memory.  I bring that up because it might help explain the plight of Baylor wide receiver Willie Jefferson.   You see, Jefferson was busted last week, along with teammate Josh Gordon, with a small bag of the sticky in his car by the police.  Which you would think would cause Jefferson to think to himself that maybe he should lay off the weed for a bit, so he doesn't get in any more trouble with the law or his football team.

Oh, but that darn short-term memory loss!  Jefferson was arrested again on Thursday when he was once again busted by the police with pot on him.   He was freed on $1,500 bond, and he was also freed from the team.

Coach Art Briles said in a school statement that he was releasing Jefferson from the team for that old standby, "violating unspecified team rules."  Which, as we know, is getting busted with pot twice in two weeks.

Jefferson had only one catch for Baylor this season, a 43-yard touchdown reception.  No word on whether he was high when he made it, but I think it's safe to assume he got high after that game.
Posted on: October 12, 2010 10:59 am
Edited on: October 12, 2010 11:00 am
 

Two Washington State players busted growing pot

Posted by Tom Fornelli

College kids and pot, they go together like cheese and crackers.  Like Lindsay Lohan and a bottle of vodka.  You can find marijuana just about anywhere on a college campus, and if you live on a campus, and are of a business-oriented mind, you might see the potential to make some money via the demon weed.  Which is exactly what a couple of Washington State players and their two roommates were up to.

Unfortunately business tends to come to a screeching halt when the police come through your door and find 38 marijuana plants growing inside your house (38! ).  Pullman police showed up at the rented house of redshirt linebacker Jamal Atofau and Andre Barrington with a completely unrelated search warrant when they found the horticulture project the players and their two roommates were involved in.

"We're in a college town, it's not that unusual to find five or six plants growing in somebody's individual bedroom," said police spokesman Chris Tennant. "Thirty-eight plants in a residence is quite a big deal for us."

All four of the entrepenuers were booked and released on their own recognizance, and charged with a violation of the uniform controlled substance act. The severity of the charges they'll end up facing is yet to be determined, as it depends on the weight of the weed that was siezed, and the police are waiting for the pot to dry before figuring that out.

Washington State coach Paul Wulff has suspended Atofau indefinitely, though a suspension for Barrington isn't necessary since he's academically ineligible and hasn't been practicing with the team this year.  Which left him with plenty of time to water his plants, I'm sure.

Hat tip to CFT

 
 
 
 
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