Found August 27, 2012 on The Lady Sportswriter:
PLAYERS: Gene Chizik
TEAMS: Auburn Tigers
The jokes about Auburn are well known by now: they’re dirty, pay players, and have an overall filthy grime attached to that ‘all in’ concept they hold so dear. But folks, I’m hear to tell you, that’s all talk and hearsay until the NCAA finds something worth punishing them for. That said, it’s more than just chatter if the arrest sheets of your players (former, current, and future)are going the felonious route and high level prospects are getting kicked off football teams long before the season  begins. Gene Chizik supporters have been diligent in their support of his efforts to bring Auburn back to their 2010 form—hiring new coaches, stepping up recruiting efforts, and promising a better brand of football than what many saw last year post Cam Newton. Even so, the  negative chatter was once reserved for those who didn’t cheer for Auburn has now migrated to those who at least attempt to follow them with a more discerning eye—and those eyes are starting to see a trend that doesn’t brin...

Auburn center Dismukes suspended after arrest

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With the arrival of college football less than a week away, it seems as if Auburn Tigers center Reese Dismukes is “Pre-gaming”. Friday night, Dismukes was arrested for public intoxication and released on a $300 bond, according to multiple media outlets. Auburn is aware of the situation and still gathering facts. The punishment, if any, for Dismukes is unknown. This incident...

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((ht: Boys will be boys. Or something along those lines.... Auburn football coach Gene Chizik suspended starting center Reese Dismukes Saturday afternoon on the heels of Dismukes arrest early Saturday morning for Public Intoxication. And unfortunately Auburn fan, Dismukes is only 19. He was slated to be the starter and rock on the Tigers offensive line as...

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