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The stupidity of pro athetes, college athletes, and some people in general never ceases to amaze me. I mean seriously, how hard is it to not drink and drive, do drugs, rob somebody, or assult somebody?
And I just read that this is second DUI charge (he had one in 2010). That means he has had 2 by the age of 22.
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He was an object of media generated character. It was great of him to help that little girl, but these kids have too many people directing their lives and what light is to be shown on it for me to give too much weight to such stories. I respect Trent for who he is, not for taking a girl to prom. You have to dig deep to see what is the player's character, and what is the character of the player's agent/coaches.
I'm not saying Blackmon is a bad kid, but the media was way too eager to take one story and turn him into an absolute saint.
White Russians IMO. Now I know why he always looks like he just ate a powdered doughnut.
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