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Friday, August 10, 2007

Come on, you've got to be kidding me:

Two University of Michigan football players are facing trial next month, one of them for allegedly exposing himself to a female acquaintance inside Michigan Stadium.

Wide receiver LaTerryal Savoy was arraigned Wednesday on one count of indecent exposure, a misdemeanor that carries a maximum penalty of one year in jail and/or a $1,000 fine. His pretrial hearing was held today in Ann Arbor's 15th District Court, where a trial date was set for Sept. 21.

I... just keep your pants on. Meanwhile, we have a DUI:
Another player, linebacker Obi Ezeh, is charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, a misdemeanor with a maximum penalty 93 days in jail and/or a $500 fine and/or 360 hours of community service.
Savoy, a redshirt sophomore, is at best the fourth wide receiver depending on how well the freshmen play, but Ezeh had been impressing many after a freshman year when he redshirted and had been moved to middle linebacker to compete for the starting job. Assuming Savoy hasn't made a Larry Harrison-esque habit of displaying his package, both are likely to receiver minor suspensions. The main on-field effect: Ezeh's chances of overtaking Johnny Thompson take a hit.



Adam said...

FYI -- Ezeh's offense was 5/23, so I'm guessing Carr has known about it for some time.

Anonymous said...

Whatever happened to innocent until proven guilty?

If this allegedly happened in Michigan stadium, why was this girl the only one who saw this alleged "indecent exposure"?

Anyone can go up to the police and claim that someone has indecently exposed a body part. There is no proof, and unfortunately this has to boil down to his word against hers. This allegation is ridiculous and I hope that justice will be served.