Now linked by an infamous on-air comment, radio bad boy Don Imus and NFL bad boy Adam “Pacman” Jones share a talent for recidivism.
Imus can’t help but make racist comments on this radio show. (It almost undeniable at this point that the disc jockey holds racist views.)
Jones can’t help but get arrested– six time sine being drafted by the Tennessee Titans in 2005.
|College||Sentenced to one year in prison for a bar fight in Morgantown, West Virginia which sentence was suspended in exchange for two years of probation.|
|July 13, 2005||Arrested and charged with assault and felony vandalism after a nightclub altercation.|
|September 5, 2005||Verbal tirade after the Nashville Sports Council Kickoff Luncheon when told by valet he’d have to wait for his car.|
|October 2005||West Virginia probation extended 90 days for not contacting probation officer and not reporting his July 2005 arrest.|
|March 23, 2006||Charged with marijuana possession in Fayetteville, Georgia. (Claimed at the time he knew how to beat the NFL’s drug test.|
|August 25, 2006||Arrested and given six months probation for disorderly conduct and public intoxication after being ordered by the police to leave a Murfreesboro night club where Jones claimed a woman stole his wallet and the woman claimed Jones spat on her.|
|October 26, 2006||Issued a citation for misdemeanor assault after a female student from Tennessee State University claimed he spit in her face at a Nashville night club.|
|Feburary 19, 2007||In the middle of a fight and shooting at a strip club in Las Vegas that left one man paralyzed and two more wounded. The fight started after Jones showered strippers on stage with over $80,000 dollars. The club owner claims Jones was beating a strippers head against the bar while threatening to kill one of the club’s employees.|
|January 3, 2008||Accused of punching Wanda S. Jackson in the face at Atlanta strip club Body Tap Strip Club. Jackson claims Jones punched her in her left eye.|
Other recent news involving NFL players involved in crime:
- Carolina Panthers receiver Dwayne Jarrett pleaded guilty to driving while impaired on Monday.
- Arizona Cardinals running back J.J. Arrington was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after reportedly being involved in a fight in his home town of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
- New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw started a 30-day sentence for violating probation terms of a previously undisclosed juvenile offense.
- Buffalo Bills running back Marshawn Lynch will plead guilty to unspecified charges after a a hit-and-run car accident that injured a pedestrian last month.