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Linebacker Jason Hatcher Dismissed by UK!
Kentucky football rising senior linebacker Jason Hatcher, a Trinity High School alum, was arrested in Franklin County early Monday morning and has been dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules.
Hatcher was pulled over for speeding Monday morning after being clocked at 81 mph in an 70 mph zone on Interstate-64, the officer reported smelling marijuana in the car, according to Franklin Country Sheriff Pat Melton. As the officer prepared to search the car, he spotted Hatcher using his cell phone light to look through his own vehicle. The officer then found one quarter of a pound of marijuana stuffed down Hatcher’s pants and another three-quarters of a pound of marijuana in the passenger floor board in a vacuum-sealed bag.
Texas State University announced that redshirt sophomore defensive tackle Will Trevillion has died. He was 20.
According to ESPN.com, Trevillion was pronounced dead at 1:43 p.m. on Wednesday, Hays County Precinct 2 justice of the peace Beth Smith told the San Marcos Mercury.
A cause for Trevillion’s death is not yet known, though no foul play is suspected and an autopsy has been ordered, Smith told the San Marcos Mercury.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with friends and family of Will Trevillion. The world lost an amazing young man today,” the school said in a statement released on the football team’s Twitter account. “The outpouring of love and support for the Trevillion family is incredible. More information to come in the following days.” Read more here
USC is blasting fired football coach Steve Sarkisian in new legal docs … saying he lied to the school about his battles with the the bottle.
According to TMZ.com, USC has filed a response to Sarkisian’s $30 million lawsuit.
The legal documents claims he fed the public a bunch of lies when he claimed his employers were aware of his alcohol issues.
Now SC is saying he NEVER admitted he had a drinking problem, or that he was an alcoholic.
The University of Miami will introduce its new head coach on Friday. Former Georgia coach Mark Richt has reached an agreement to coach the Hurricanes.
The decision to hire the 55-year-old Richt came after Miami interviewed several candidates, including former Hurricanes coach Butch Davis, former Rutgers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano, who was also a defensive coordinator for the Hurricanes, and Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen.
Richt will become the program’s fourth permanent coach since 2000.