The 10 Craziest Arrest Stories of Players in This Draft Class

April 26, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

College football is the cash cow of most university athletic programs. The institution has quite a few different types of people and personalities involved.
The biggest part of what makes a college football team successful is recruiting. And the most scrutinized part of college recruitment is sussing out which student athletes have troubled pasts and character issues.
A few months ago, CBS News and Sports Illustrated completed a six-month investigation about the criminal records of college football players.
According to CNN.com,:
A background check was run on every college football player on every team in SI’s preseason Top 25. Of the 2,837 players examined, shockingly, 204 had criminal records—or one in every 14 players on a Top-25 team.
The exhaustive investigation highlighted not only the amount of crime being committed across the country by college football players but how blatantly schools are ignoring it or manipulating the system to get...

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