Alabama And Auburn Football: Two Incidents, Two Different Responses

Posted by Tiger Histalmos on August-21-2009 Add Comments

The state of Alabama has something to talk about even before the college football season starts. Two players, Courtney Upshaw (LB) from Alabama and Eric Smith (RB) from Auburn, have been arrested for different disturbances.  Upshaw was arrested on Wednesday night for a domestic violence dispute with Lynn Grzyb, his girlfriend, near the student recreation center.  Eric Smith was arrested for disorderly conduct early Friday morning in front of the Lexington Hotel in Auburn.

The news of players getting arrested is unfortunately nothing new in this day and age of college athletics, but what got me was the responses from both coaches.  Head coach Nick Saban commented on Upshaw the day after,

"This is as fine a you...

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