Posted June 06, 2012 on AP on Fox
Jacksonville Jaguars rookie receiver Justin Blackmon says he is done drinking for now. His bold statement comes three days after he was arrested and charged with aggravated DUI in Stillwater, Okla. Blackmon adds he doesn't have a drinking problem and that he just ''made a poor choice and put myself in a bad situation.'' Nonetheless, he swore off alcohol for now. Jaguars general manager Gene Smith and coach Mike Mularkey flanked Blackmon at his news conference Wednesday and expressed disappointment with the former Oklahoma State star's behavior. It was the second DUI arrest for Blackmon, who had his previous charge reduced following an October 2010 incident. Blackmon declined to answer some questions because of the pending legal process. He pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the misdemeanor charge.

Justin Blackmon sacked by the LBS Nut Bag for getting DUI, 0.24 BAC

There are ways to get DUIs, and there are ways to get DUIs. Justin Blackmon is only 22, but he’s already doing his best to hit all ends of the spectrum. The Jaguars’ first-round draft pick received his second DUI when police pulled him over on Sunday for driving 25 mph over the speed limit. He blew a 0.24 on his first test — three times the legal limit — and a 0.26 on his...

Justin Blackmon pleads not guilty to DUI. What the Jaguars should do about it

Once again a kid with the world at his feet chose to do something reckless and stupid. Once again it was alcohol related. That this was Blackmon’s’ second DUI makes the situation even worse because even though he’s young, experience has taught him better. He knew he could get caught and he did it anyway. To read this extensive story please click the link below.

Blackmon enters not guilty plea

Jacksonville Jaguars first-round draft pick Justin Blackmon was formally charged Monday with misdemeanor aggravated DUI in Oklahoma, KOCO-TV reported. Blackmon, 22, was arrested Sunday morning after registering a blood-alcohol level of .24 -- triple the legal limit -- when he was pulled over in Stillwater at around 3:00am local time. The former Oklahoma State star wideout reportedly...

BAC of Jaguars’ Justin Blackmon was actually .26 on 2nd measure

As most know, Justin Blackmon was arrested this past weekend for aggravated DUI after blowing a .24 on a breathalyzer. Blackmon pleaded not guilty, but still faces league discipline from the NFL, as well as penalties in his contract negotiations with the Jaguars after being the 5th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. New information on the subject came out today when it was reported...

Blackmon says he is done drinking for now

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jacksonville Jaguars rookie receiver Justin Blackmon says he is done drinking for now. His bold statement comes three days after he was arrested and charged with aggravated DUI in Stillwater, Okla. Blackmon adds he doesn't have a drinking problem and that he just "made a poor choice and put myself in a bad situation." Nonetheless, he swore...

Jaguars' Blackmon contrite after second DUI arrest

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon said Wednesday he doesn't think he has a drinking problem. Blackmon spoke with reporters during an 18-minute news conference following a Sunday morning DUI arrest, which was his second in 20 months. "First off, I want to openly apologize to Gene [Smith, general manager] and Mr. [Shad] Khan and his family, coach [Mike...

Jags: Blackmon must look in mirror

According to information supplied by various people close enough to Justin Blackmon to know, the Jacksonville Jaguars' first-round draft choice never met R. Jay Soward or Reggie Williams or Matt Jones or Jimmy Smith. But with his arrest early Sunday morning arrest on a DUI charge, the player chosen with the fifth overall pick in the NFL Draft six weeks ago has been lumped with...

Report: Justin Blackmon will likely lose bonus money

Getty Images According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, it sounds like rookie wide receiver Justin Blackmon will lose some bonus money with his first NFL contract from the Jacksonville Jaguars.  He’ll likely receive a “smaller and deferred signing bonus,” which equates to less guaranteed money. This isn’t a surprise, since Blackmon has now been arrested for DUI for the second...

WR Justin Blackmon Pleads Not Guilty to DUI

Over the weekend, Jaguars first-round pick Justin Blackmon was arrested for driving under the influence. The wide receiver’s hearing is scheduled for two days before Jacksonville opens camp. It’s highly unlikely he serves jail time, but he could face league penalties such as a 1-2 game suspension according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Fantasy Spin: Jacksonvilles offense will likely...

The good ones learn from their mistakes

It's time that I fully address my feelings on Justin Blackmon's recent DUI arrest. First and foremost I want to say that my opinion is just that, an opinion, and taking it for anything more than that is doing yourself a disservice as well as myself. Seriously, take it as one person's view and nothing more. DUIs are no small matter, and the fact that this isn't Blackmon...

Report: Justin Blackmon likely won’t be suspended by the NFL

Getty Images During an Wednesday’s NFL Live, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen (via stated that it’s ”very unlikely”  that Jacksonville Jaguars rookie wide receiver Justin Blackmon will be suspended by the NFL for being arrested last weekend while driving under the influence of alcohol. “Very unlikely — suspension — because there’s no extenuating circumstances...

The Sports-Casters: ESPN's Paul Kuharsky Tackles Blackmon, AFC South

Hosts Steve Bennett and Don Russ interview the biggest names in sports media and pop culture each week on Football Nation's The Sports-Casters podcast. Their guest this week is Paul Kuharsky, writer and blogger of the AFC South for  The biggest story in the National Football League this week was the arrest of Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon for DUI. Blackmon blew...
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