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Isaiah Crowell is no longer a Georgia Bulldog, and that may be the least of his problems.
Crowell, the SEC's Offensive Freshman of the Year last season, was dismissed from the team on Friday after being arrested earlier that morning on three weapons charges, two of them felonies. The development was the latest in a roster of disciplinary problems that have plagued the Bulldogs.
Georgia coach Mark Richt announced Crowell's dismissal in a brief news release.
"We have a dedicated and committed group of men who are working hard to prepare for the coming season," said Richt, who had been on vacation. "Our total focus will be directed toward the team and this effort."
Crowell, the No. 1 rated prep running back in the country in 2010, was driving a 2005 silver Mercury Grand Marquis at 2:20 a.m. when he came to a vehicle check point on campus. Four teammates, three of them incoming freshman, were passengers. Athens police officer Kathryn Thornton detected the...
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Georgia tailback Isaiah Crowell faces felony weapons charges after police found a gun in his vehicle early Friday morning.
Athens-Clarke Police Department spokeswoman Hilda Sorrow says Crowell was arrested at a vehicle checkpoint on the Georgia campus at around 2:20 a.m. Among the charges he faces are carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a weapon on school property.
Georgia coach Mark Richt and his staff made the decision to officially cut ties with beleaguered running back Isaiah Crowell on June 29, marking the end to the talented runners brief saga in Athens.
Crowells arrest earlier that morning on three weapons charges possessing a concealed weapon, altering the identification tag of said weapon and having a weapon in a school zone left...
The Georgia Bulldogs have dismissed running back Isaiah Crowell from the team after his arrest on weapon charges. Crowell was arrested early Friday morning and charged with possessing a weapon in a school zone, an altered identification mark, and possession of a concealed weapon. The first two are felony counts while the third is a misdemeanor. Georgia head coach Mark Richt wasted...
Potential is a disturbing thing. It can dazzle and entrance us with a promise of greatness previously unseen or it can vanish just as quickly as it came, leaving us to pick up the pieces of what could have been.
Close to 2:20 a.m. this morning, University of Georgia running back, Isaiah Crowell, was arrested by Athens-Clarke county police, following a vehicle checkpoint stop...
Troubled Georgia Bulldogs running back Isaiah Crowell was arrested early Friday morning in Athens, Georgia on weapons charges.
Crowell, a native of Columbus, Georgia, was arrested and charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor. Crowell was charged with a felony count of possession of a weapon in a school zone, one felony count of altered identification mark and a misdemeanor count...
Georgia tailback Isaiah Crowell has been dismissed from the team by coach Mark Richt following his arrest on felony weapons charges.
Richt announced the dismissal of Crowell on Friday. Police found a gun in Crowell's vehicle early Friday morning.
Crowell was arrested at a vehicle checkpoint on the Georgia campus at around 2:20 a.m., according to Athens-Clarke Police Department...
After being arrested on weapons charges and giving the classic Cops defense of "I did not know that was there, officer", Georgia running back Isaiah Crowell was kicked off the team late this afternoon by Mark Richt. He leaves behind a lot of "what ifs," a team with 1.3 running backs, and a puppy that could be in the mix for some playing time this year.
Georgia RB Isaiah Crowell arrested on weapons charges
Less than one year ago, Georgia Bulldog fans were eagerly waiting the arrival of what they thought would be the next Hershel Walker in five-star standout incoming freshman Isaiah Crowell.
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Mark Richt has no responsibility for the Isaiah Crowell fiasco.
Because Bryan Powers said so. (ChuckOliver.net)
Oh yes he does!
Mark Richt is responsible for the Isaiah Crowell debacle. Because Taylor king said so. (ChuckOliver.net)
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It's just a flesh wound.
Georgia's dismissal of Isaiah Cromwell following the tailback's arrest on gun-related charges Friday shouldn't hurt the Bulldogs' chances of winning the SEC East. Because Bruce Feldman said so. (CBS Sports)
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