Found November 03, 2011 on Backyard Sports Blog:
Northern Illinois has suspended their freshman linebacker Jamaal Bass for tackling a band member before their Tuesday night match-up with Toledo. Washington Post - “After reviewing the tape of last night’s pregame encounter between our team and the University of Toledo’s marching band, and discussing the situation with (athletic director) Jeff Compher, we have decided to suspend Jamaal for our next game,” coach Dave Doeren said. “His actions were not representative of the Huskies football program. I met with Jamaal early this morning and he understands that and is extremely remorseful. “I want to publicly apologize to the Rocket Marching Band and to the University of Toledo. We are embarrassed at what occurred and take full responsibility for the situation. I will do whatever is necessary to ensure that something like this never happens again.” Nothern Illinois beat Toledo 63-60 and Jamaal did not play in that game either.  It almost looks as if the ...
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