Punishment Not Fitting For Blount’s Actions

Posted by Josh Brewer on September-4-2009 Add Comments

The punch LeGarrette Blount delivered to the chin of Boise State's Byron Hout was suspension-worthy. His actions afterward were worthy of a much more severe punishment.

There is no doubt Blount should have been suspended for cold-cocking Hout after No. 14 Boise State's 19-8 victory Thursday night over No. 16 Oregon.

But, for coming within feet of physically attacking fans at Bronco Stadium, Blount should have been kicked off of the football team and out of the University of Oregon.

If it weren't for a handful of coaches and police officers holding him back, Blount would have created a scene all too reminiscent of Nov. 19, 2004, in Auburn Hills, Mich. On that night, Ron Artest and Stephen Jackson entered the stands at...

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