Two Michigan State Football Players Arrested for Bar Fight in Aspen, One Tasered by Cops

March 13, 2011

Michigan State’s head football coach, sales Mark Dantonio is a known as a tough, no nonsense guy who has had to deal with a number of off-field incidents in his short stint with the Spartans. One has to wonder if some of the stress of dealing with young men acting like children had something to do with his heart attack last season. Hopefully he has fully recovered because we have…

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Yahoo Sports: Ohio State Coach Jim Tressel Knew About Players Selling Gear Last April

March 8, 2011

Remember that whole hubbub at the end of the last college football season about Ohio State Football players selling memorabilia given to them by the university to collectors to make a little cash on the side? And rather than keep the Buckeyes out of their big bucks bowl game, the NCAA decided to suspend the players–including starting quarterback Terrelle Pryor–at the beginning of NEXT season as punishment? And everyone went…

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Painful Non-Sports Video: Charlie Sheen & Lindsay Lohan

March 8, 2011

Not together, you see, although that would be one monumental train wreck if these two ever decided to start dating. What we do have is video footage of both of these celebrities, and not of their finest work. Over at YouGottaSeeThisVideo.com, there’s footage from Charlie’s latest video effort “Sheen’s Korner.” If CBS and Chuck Lorre weren’t worried before about how talented this guy is on his own, they should be…

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Today’s Life Lesson: Don’t Piss Off A Dolphin

Jacksonville JC football players arrested
March 7, 2011

A Question: So you’re a mediocre Atlantic Sun Conference football player getting a decent education on partial scholarship and some, insignificant guy disrespects you in the parking lot of some club. What do you do? You track him down, fracture his nose, sinuses, and eye sockets… of course! At least that’s what Jacksonville Dolphins, Bradley Burns and Jordan Dewhirst, would do. Their victim, Daniel Meyer, had a slight altercation with…

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Sports Illustrated Special Report: 7% of College Football Players Have Criminal Records

Sports Illustrated Logo
March 6, 2011

Well, clinic duh. We could have told you that. Most of YOU could have told Sports Illustrated that an increasing number of college football players on scholarship have criminal records. But, the fact that this vaunted publishing institution actually took the time and did the research (something we have been too lazy to do in 11 years) is great for everyone. Now the debate about whether there are actually more…

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Former Hall of Fame HS Footbal Coach, 64, Accused of Stalking Girl, 16

Coach Ronald Vitticore mug shot
March 3, 2011

We cover a lot of strange stuff here at BadJocks and sometimes throw out things even we can’t make sense of.  The arrest in Florida of a retired NY state high school football coach set us back for a moment. Here’s a guy who was elected to the state’s Hall of Fame for his coaching ability, view and now he ends up in Florida, allegedly stalking an underage girl. At…

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Former Pitt Lineman So Drunk, Cops Have to Taser Him Four Times – Fernando Diaz

March 3, 2011

Not since the infamous Carl Eller “garage” incident back in 2008 has it taken so much electricity to bring down a single human being. According to police reports Fernando Diaz, a redshirt freshman lineman for the Panthers who was trying to work his way back on the team, had to be Tasered a record-tying four times before he would comply.  Oakland, CA officers say that they first came across the…

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Utah Football Player Arrested for DUI, Caught Driving Wrong Way on Freeway – Nai Fatu

Utah Fotu's mug shot for DUI arrest
March 1, 2011

Early Sunday morning, (it’s always ‘early Sunday morning’, isn’t it?), University of Utah linebacker Nai Fatu was parked in his Ford Explorer facing the wrong way on S.R. 201, when one of those pesky State Troopers shows up. The police had been getting calls about a car going the wrong way on I-80. (Scenes from Trains, Plains, and Automobiles are running through my head right now). As the trooper is…

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