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Jerry Kill compares freshman RB to Marion Barber

The Minnesota Golden Gophers got a huge boost this past Saturday as they defeated the Purdue Boilermakers 41-13. One of the big reasons they went on to the blowout win was freshman running back Shannon Brooks. In the game, Brooks went for 206 yards, including a 71-yard run in the fourth quarter that further sealed the victory for the Gophers. According to Fox Sports, Minnesota head...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-NFL running back Marion Barber brought loaded gun to church

Life after the NFL has apparently not been kind to Marion Barber. The former Dallas Cowboys star, who last played for the Chicago Bears in 2011, was detained and taken in for a mental health evaluation in June. According to TMZ, the reason why Barber was taken in stemmed from an incident in Mansfield, Texas, in which he entered a church with a loaded gun. TMZ’s report states that...
Via Fox Sports
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Marion Barber Was Detained After Flashing Loaded Gun In Church

Life after the NFL has apparently not been kind to Marion Barber. The former Dallas Cowboys star, who last played for the Chicago Bears in 2011, was detained and taken in for a mental health evaluation in June. According to TMZ, the reason why Barber was taken in stemmed from an incident in Mansfield, Texas, in which he entered a church with a loaded gun. TMZ’s report states...
Via NESN.com
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Marion Barber reportedly flashed loaded gun in church

Remember Marion Barber? He was the running back who had a couple of decent seasons on some mediocre Dallas Cowboys teams a few years ago. But from this point forward, feel free to remember him as the guy who flashed a loaded gun in church. Barber was arrested back in June and held for a mental evaluation after an incident that took place at a church near his home in Mansfield, Tex...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Marion Barber taken to hospital for mental observation

Former NFL and University of Minnesota running back Marion Barber III was taken to a Texas hospital Sunday night for mental observation, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. Barber, who was a standout for the Gophers from 2001-04, was not arrested, the report says, but was taken to the hospital in a squad car after Mansfield, Tex., police believed he needed to be hospitalized. Few...
Via Fox Sports North
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Cowboy Barber in police custody and hospitalized

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber III was taken into custody Sunday by Mansfield police and escorted to a local hospital for mental evaluation. Police said they received a 911 report of a man near the 700 block of Moore Road on Sunday, possible near a park. Officers interviewed the 31-year-old Barber and then took him to a nearby hospital for mental observation. Officials...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cowboys RB Marion Barber Hospitalized for Mental Evaluation

It’s never fun to report on these types of things, but over the weekend, former Cowboys runningback Marion Barber was taken to a Mansfield, Texas-area hospital for a mental evaluation. The Mansfield police were called to Barber’s residence and upon arriving, determined that rather than arrest him, he needed to be evaluated by medical professionals. It is unclear at this point...
Via Inside the Star
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Bears RB Arrested

Posted to Monsters of the MidwayAccording to TMZ Sports former Bears and Cowboys RB Marion Barber has been arrested and is being held for mental detention and observation. “Police tell TMZ Sports Barber was taken into custody at his home. However, sources tell us the incident for which Barber was arrested occurred at a nearby church. So far, it’s unclear exactly why Barber was...
Via Sports Mockery
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

#ThrowbackThursday Video: Marion Barber and the Best Two-Yard Run Ever

Marion Barber was a perfect example of a player that was built for being a part of a running back by committee. He was strong and powerful, but not the kind of guy that was going to break ankles or anything. That being said, the man was toughness personified on the field and he proved that hear by refusing to go down no matter who hit him.It would have been nice if he didn't retreat...
Via FatManWriting
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 3: Worst running back draft picks in Jets history

There’s something to be said for a strong running game. It takes the pressure off of the passing game, helps an offense stay ahead of the sticks and can ice a close game. And when it comes down to it, it still helps win championships. The following players, however, did very little of these things, and that’s what lands them on the list of worst Jets running backs in team history...
Via cover32 - Jets
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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