Florida’s punishment of Spikes doesn’t fit crime

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  1. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/news?slug=dw-spikes110209&prov=yhoo&type=lgns
     
  2. Heath Shuler

    Heath Shuler worst 2 1st

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    punishment? what a freaking joke
     
  3. Texan4Ever

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    Spikes deserves to get suspended, but knowing good ol' Urban Myer, he's not about to loose his "leader" on defense. Spikes has been falling in a lot of mock drafts and I think it may have to be his over aggressive "I'm the $hit" atitude.

    I just wish someone could truck the daylights out of him and bring him back to reality! :pop:
     
  4. edo783

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    Some duffass called into the Charlie Pallilo show today complaining that he shouldn't have got anything because others that bite and scratch and such in the piles for a loose ball haven't gotten punished. Needless to say, Charlie lit him up.
     
  5. Goatcheese

    Goatcheese Nightmare Over

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    If this is all Florida is going to do the NCAA should drop a 4 game bomb on his ass.

    :tiphat:
     
  6. Corrosion

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    Fixed that for you :tiphat:
     
  7. Texecutioner

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    Eye gouging like Spikes did was easily a way he could have did some damage to some player's eyes and got them out for a season even. A Senior at that. That should already have a mandatory sentence of a game or two by the NCAA for an offense like that. He could have potentially hurt someone else's career going forward by doing something like that.
     
  8. WWJD

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    That punishment is a joke.

    If a DL had done that to Tebow he'd probably be in jail.
     
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    As much as I wish I could just tear into a Gator here, I can't. Sure, it's disgusting and obvious, but I can't help to think that this happens all the time. Rivarly game, there has been 2 or 3 personal fouls. There are a lot of dirty plays in football that the camera doesn't catch or show.

    Anyway, it should have been a 1 or 2 game suspension. It doesn't matter though, it is Vanderbilt.
     
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  10. Blake

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    What's the big deal? Ealey's got 2 eyes right???
     
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    WHAT HAPPENS @ THE BOTTOM OF PILE STAYS ON THE BOTTOM OF PILE
     
  12. gwallaia

    gwallaia Moderator Staff Member

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    Suspended a game against Vanderbilt!?

    Suspend him a game against a real opponent instead.
     
  13. kastofsna

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    kind of an odd situation. Ealey doesn't think Spikes did anything wrong, and says he shouldn't be suspended. after he says that, Spikes "suspends himself" from the Vanderbilt game.
     

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