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The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed seventh-round draft pick Jeris Pendleton to a contract.
Pendleton, the 228th overall selection, is the third of the team's six draft picks to sign. Defensive end Andre Branch and cornerback Mike Harris signed deals last week.
A 6-foot-2, 328-pound defensive tackle, Pendleton had 11 tackles for loss and six sacks in two seasons at Ashland University. He spent his first two years of college at Joliet Junior College.
A native of Chicago, Pendleton didn't attend college until age 24. He took a housekeeping job at a nursing home following high school for two and a half years before doing construction work for a year and a half to support his family. He got married last month and has two kids.
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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.
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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...
In April, the Jaguars traded up from the 7th overall pick to the 5th pick to draft Justin Blackmon, widely considered the best wide receiver in the 2012 draft and a key piece for the Jaguars in their efforts to make drastic improvements at the position.
Blackmon's aggravated DUI over the weekend is a big problem for Blackmon and his team. We'll start with the simpler issue...
Per TMZ, Jacksonville Jaguars first round pick, Justin Blackmon, was arrested and charged with “aggravated DUI.”
To say this is a rookie mistake is a gross understatement. Blackmon should have known better, as all athletes should by now, but more so Blackmon because he faced similar charges in college.
I guess he didn’t learn his drunken lesson.
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Full details are not avaiable at the moment, but according to a report from Tulsa World, rookie wide receiver of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Justin Blackmon, was arrested early Sunday morning in Stillwater, Oklahoma for aggravated DUI. What exactly is aggravated DUI? According to Stillwater law, it is whenever an individual has a blood-alcohol level of .15 or greater. This [...]
Justin Blackmon, the top receiver from the 2012 NFL Draft, has been arrested, the Tulsa World reports.
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Details are scant to this point, but Blackmon was booked into Payne County Jail in Stillwater, OK on a complaint of aggravated DUI early Sunday morning.
According to Oklahoma law, an “aggravated” DUI happens when the driver has a blood-alcohol...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -- Authorities in Oklahoma say Jacksonville Jaguars first-round draft pick receiver Justin Blackmon is being held on 1,000 bail after he was arrested on an aggravated DUI charge.
Payne County Sheriff Sgt. Brandon Ingham says the 22-year-old former Oklahoma State star was booked into the jail Sunday morning after Stillwater police arrested him.
Two DUIs before his first reception is probably not exactly how the Jacksonville Jaguars would have preferred their first-round draft pick, Justin Blackmon, to start his professional career.
The 22-year-old, No. 5 overall pick in last April’s Draft, was arrested for aggravated DUI in Stillwater, Oklahoma early Sunday morning.
The Payne County Sheriff, Sgt. Brandon Ingham,...
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.
Jacksonvilles offense will likely...