Found December 03, 2012 on
Bush League Chronicle:
A pair of Virginia Tech football players have been arrested after an alleged prank involving an explosive device. The players have been identified as linebacker Joshua Trimble (20) and backup quarterback Brian Rody (19). Both are walk-ons and redshirt freshman for the Hokies.Police responded to a Blacksburg-area apartment complex after someone reported an explosion near the premises. The two were taken into custody and charged with manufacturing and detonating an explosive device. Both are being held on a $2,500 bond.The players' attorney, James Turk, told the Associated Press that his clients were just playing a prank on a friend and meant no harm. Luckily, nobody was injured.Ah, freshman. I guess the ole' plastic wrap on the toilet seat or shower towel theft wouldn't have sufficed.Via WSLS.
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You want your football players to be explosive when they step onto the football field, not so much when they are in their apartments. Sunday night two Virginia Tech football players were arrested and charged with manufacturing and detonating an explosive device. Walk-ons Joshua Trimble, 20, and Brian Rody, 19, were the culprits and police had to respond to the 1600 block of Patrick...
Josh Trimble's mugshot via The Roanoke Times
Brian Rody's mugshot via The Roanoke Times.
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The Newark Star-Ledger is reporting that two brainy walk-on Virginia Tech football players have been suspended for making and detonating an explosive device. Blacksburg police say 20-year-old Joshua Trimble and 19-year-old Brian Rody were arrested Sunday after an explosion near their apartment.
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