The Purple Trojan

September 8, 2009 12:03 AM

Blount's Punch Was No-Good for NCAA

For Oregon running back LaGarrette Blount, last Thursday was not a good night.

Not only did he rush for -5 yards on 8 carries, but he made headlines throughout the sporting landscape by punching a Boise State player following their Week 1 loss.

It was a crushing moment not only for Oregon fans. Not only for Pac-10 fans. But for the NCAA as a whole. The NCAA prides themselves on emotion, passion, and sportsmanships within the athletic programs. 

It was, without a doubt, a terrible start to the college football year.

I was just happy to see him get suspened for his senior season. His chances for the NFL have dropped substantially, and deservedly so.

For those of you who haven't seen the picture 20 times yet, here's another opportunity to do so:

Oregon RB LaGarrette Blount suspended for 2009 season for punching Boise State player

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