Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 8/27/13
It doesn’t matter if Aaron Hernandez is found innocent or guilty, people will be writing and talking about him for a very long time. The latest comes from Rolling Stone and paints a picture of Aaron Hernandez that sounds more like an episode of American Gangster. Bleacher Reports has the snippets. • Hernandez was a heavy user of angel dust, and had become so paranoid over the last year that he carried a gun wherever he went. • He surrounded himself with a cohort of gangsters, and cut himself off from his family and teammates. • Hernandez had so infuriated his head coach, Bill Belichick, with missed practices and thug-life stunts, that he was one misstep from being cut. • Both his parents, Dennis and Terri, had criminal records, as did much of his extended family. • Terri allegedly cheated on Dennis before his death with a violent drug dealer named Jeffrey Cummings, then married Cummings after Dennis died and moved him into the house she shared with Aaron. • In college his coach (then-University of Florida head coach Urban Meyer) may have helped cover up failed drug tests, along with two violent incidents — an assault and a drive-by shootout outside a local bar. It sounds like a sequel to Menace II Society.
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