On Wednesday, Doug Marrone hopped on the local ESPN Radio affiliate and said linebacker Marquis Spruill will play in the Pinstripe Bowl.
Spruill and (notoriously terrible punt returner) Steve Rene both found themselves in some trouble earlier in December. The police report filed on December 2nd stated:
“Rene, 21, was booked and lodged for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Spruill, 21, was booked and lodged for disorderly conduct and second-degree harassment, according to the reports.”
According to the authorities, a drunk Rene was obnoxiously dancing around on Euclid Avenue, then got in a tussle with officers who told him to settle down. Spruill (also intoxicated) attempted to stick up for his teammate. Police say Spruill tried to pull an officer away from Rene, and later aggressively kicked the inside of a police car.
Rene won’t play in the bowl game because he’s already out with a season-ending injury (plus he surrendered his returning duties midway through the sea...