By Rich Winter
When the news came out last week that Percy Harvin was a locker room cancer up in Seattle my first thought was no wonder Urban Meyer resigned from the football team with an apparent stress-attack. My second thought was, boy, the sports information department at Florida did a hell of a job concealing all the crap that must have been going on during the Harvin, Riley Cooper, Aaron Hernandez and Pouncey brothers reign of terror at the University of Florida.
How that team never received any NCAA sanctions, I'll never know.
I seriously do not know how a devout christian man like Tim Tebow made it through his college years without having his skin melt off with all the sins going on around him.
I venture to say the bad-boys of Florida were way worse than the bad boys of Miami back in the day.
The litany of off-the-field incidents from some of these guys is frightening.
Aaron Hernandez is in jail awaiting his trial for murder that will likely send him to prison for life.
Percy Harvin beats the crap out of anyone that he feels like beating the crap out of.
Riley Cooper drops the N-bomb in a public setting. The scene goes viral and all Riley has to do is attend sensitivity training.
Mike Pouncey - (Interstate gun trafficking) Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey was served with a subpoena by Massachusetts State Police at Gillette Stadium on Sunday afternoon, as first reported by Sports Illustrated’s Pete Thamel and Greg Bedard. The subpoena is related to the investigation of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's connections to interstate gun trafficking, according to an unnamed SI source.
Pouncy brothers - Assused of battery at their birthday party in Dade County last summer. Although they were never charged, it certainly sheds some light on the type of characters these two fellas are.
It shocks me that there were no charged NCAA violations attributed to this Florida team. Aren't we past the statute of limitations on this one and isn't it time some of this stuff comes to light?
It's funny that every time Urban Meyer is asked about his days at Florida, he just clams up. He wants nothing to do with it, he doesn't want to talk about it as if he shudders at the mere thought of remembering the few years of hell he endured while at Florida.
Maybe Tim Tebow is the guy to come out and tell us all about what happened? His five minutes of fame is over and this might jump-start him back into the forefront of our thought processes again.
Someone needs to do some digging on this one. I'd love to hear the dirt on what appears to be one of the dirtiest eras and programs in college football history.
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