College Football Star Will Be “Reprimanded” Before Team’s Bowl Game

first_imgFans watch during the game between the Louisiana State University Tigers and the University of Louisiana-Lafatette Ragin' Cajuns at Tiger Stadium.BATON ROUGE, LA – SEPTEMBER 19: Fans watch during the game between the Louisiana State University Tigers and the University of Louisiana-Lafatette Ragin’ Cajuns at Tiger Stadium on September 19, 2009 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)One of the top defensive players in college football will be “reprimanded” before his team’s bowl game, but he’ll be able to play in the contest.LSU head coach Ed Orgeron announced this morning that senior defensive back John Battle will not be suspended for the Tigers’ bowl game against UCF.Battle appeared to throw a punch at the end of the LSU-Texas A&M game when a scuffle broke out on the field between the two programs.Orgeron has not specified what the “reprimand” will be yet.“He will be reprimanded…he will play. We’re not sure what the punishment will be yet,” Coach O said.Ed Orgeron on John Battle:”He will be reprimanded…he will play. We’re not sure what the punishment will be yet”#LSU #FiestaBowl #UCF @Fiesta_Bowl— Brian Holland (@BHollandSports) December 11, 2018Battle is a multi-year starter for LSU’s secondary, which is annually one of the top units in the country.LSU and UCF are set to kick off in the Fiesta Bowl on New Year’s Day. The game will begin at 1 p.m. E.T. on ESPN.last_img read more

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Speed and alcohol possible factors in fatal Flamborough crash

Hamilton police say they believe speed and alcohol may be factors in crash that killed one man and seriously injured another. Police say around 6:20 p.m. Thursday, a Toyota Sienna van was traveling westbound on Safari Rd. west of Middletown Rd. in Flamborough.A man riding a Harley Davidson Motorcycle in the opposite direction crossed over into the oncoming lane and struck the passenger van head on. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the van, an 18-year-old Hamilton man, was air lifted to hospital with serious injuries. Police say they have not been authorized to release any details about the victim.This is the city’s tenth fatal collision investigation of 2017. read more

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