The most viral of all videos this morning shows Florida Gators linebacker Brandon Spikes literally trying to gouge out the eyeball of Georgia Bulldogs fullback Washaun Ealey during Saturday’s rivalry game in Jacksonville.
There’s not really a lot to say in defense of Spikes here. His actions seem pretty clear, and even if this was in retaliation for something, it certainly doesn’t excuse him. You just dont mess with people’s eyes. They’re kind of important.
At a Sunday press conference, Gators coach Urban Meyer said he’d have a “serious talk” with Spikes about the incident.
There’s already a groundswell of writers saying that Meyer should suspend Spikes himself, and not leave it up to the SEC, using the old “eye-for-an-eye” rationale.
With former Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson’s conviction, it may seem that the Daley family’s grip on the 11th Ward is slipping. But despite boundary and demographic changes in the ward, the Daleys and their allies are still exerting influence.
Four males were taken into custody after the shooting, which occurred about 10:50 p.m. Saturday.
Johnson suffered the concussion Feb. 14 but then played three more games afterward, unsure if his symptoms indicated a concussion. Once he did tell medical staffers, he missed 16 games before rejoining the Hawks’ lineup Saturday.
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