FAITH EKAKITIE RUMORS

Nebraska looks into Iowa player's allegation of racial slurs

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) The Nebraska Athletic Department says it is conducting an investigation into an allegation that a Nebraska football player slung racial slurs at an Iowa football player as the Big Ten rivals played in Iowa City on Friday. Iowa defensive tackle Faith Ekakitie said he was the target of racial slurs from a Nebraska offensive lineman whom Ekakitie declined to...
Via Associated Press
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa player says Nebraska player hurled racial slurs at him

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) An Iowa football player says a Nebraska player directed racial slurs at him as the Big Ten rivals played in Iowa City on Friday. The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/2fCvYl5 ) that Iowa defensive tackle Faith Ekakitie says he was the target of racial slurs from a Nebraska offensive lineman. Ekakitie, who is black, declined to name the player during...
Via Associated Press
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa's Faith Ekakitie says he was target of racial slurs from Nebraska player

"Anyone willing to go out of their way and throw that around, even in a competitive environment, I think you're a piece of trash," the Iowa senior told the Register.           
Via Indiana State - Official Site
November 25, 2016

Iowa’s Faith Ekakitie says Nebraska player used racial slur toward him

IOWA CITY – Iowa defensive tackle Faith Ekakitie said a Nebraska player used a racial slur toward him early in the Cornhuskers-Hawkeyes football game Saturday at Kinnick Stadium.Ekakitie declined to identify the player or what precisely was said. He said he responded to the player.“I feel like when it’s that upfront and that weighing, then if you are just going to completely...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
November 25, 2016

Bodycam video shows Iowa football player searched in park

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Police have released body camera footage showing a University of Iowa football player being questioned by police who were searching for a robbery suspect. The footage released Tuesday shows an encounter defensive end Faith Ekakitie described in a Facebook post earlier this week. He wrote that he was playing ''Pokemon Go'' in a public park when he was surrounded...
Via Associated Press
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa football player mistaken for robber, held at gunpoint

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) A University of Iowa football player says he was playing ''Pokemon Go'' in a public park when he was mistaken for a suspected bank robber, surrounded by police and searched at gunpoint. Faith Ekakitie writes on Facebook that he feared for his life Wednesday in Iowa City. He explains that a bank had been robbed nearby and that he matched the suspect's description...
Via Associated Press
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa football player held at gunpoint by police while playing Pokemon Go

Iowa defensive lineman Faith Ekakitie was minding his own business while walking around in search of Pokemon in popular GPS-gaming app, Pokemon Go, when he had the scare of a lifetime. Police held Ekakitie at gun point as the officers searched him in what turned out to be a case of mistaken identity. Ekakitie shared his terrifying experience with a Facebook post, in which he puts...
Via The Comeback
July 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes Player Stopped By Police While Playing Pokemon

Iowa defensive lineman Faith Ekakitie had an unusual run-in with the law, which he said made him fear for his life. According to Ekakitie, he was stopped by police in a park Wednesday while playing the new – and extremely popular – game, Pokemon Go. The police believed the lineman was a burglar who had just robbed a bank ten minutes earlier. Ekakitie wrote a Facebook post stating...
Via Gamedayr
July 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa DE Faith Ekakitie has guns pulled on him by police while playing ‘Pokemon Go’

Iowa Hawkeyes defensive end Fath Ekakitie took to social media to open up about a scary situation where he feared for his life. Earlier this week, Ekakitie says he was mistaken for a bank robber while playing the popular “Pokemon Go” game as he listened to music blaring. Unfortunately, because of his headphones, Ekakitie says he did not hear police initially ask him to turn around...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 24, 2016  |  Discuss

An Iowa DE Had Guns Drawn On Him By Police While Playing ‘Pokemon Go’

An Iowa football player was mistaken for a bank robber while playing Pokemon Go.  Hawkeyes’ defensive end Faith Ekakitie wrote in a post on Facebook on Wednesday that he was mistaken for a criminal while playing the popular video game on his phone. The 6-foot-3, 290-pound defensive lineman was at an Iowa City park playing Pokemon Go while police were out searching for a bank...
Via College Spun
July 24, 2016  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


College Football News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Top 10 shortstops in baseball for 2017

The most dangerous NBA teams flying under the radar

Eat, Drink, Watch: Your award-worthy weekend planning guide

Grading the NBA trade deadline on the Vince Carter scale

Streaming sports docuseries you don't want to miss

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

The 'Pete Rose instead of Kareem? Surely, you can't be serious' quiz

Teams that can prevent a Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals three-peat

The NFL off-season is a passer’s fancy

QUIZ: Name every MLB pitcher who has recorded 10 or more shutouts in a single season



Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker