I got your mitigating circumstances right here.

You want to know why Marcell Dareus got two games shaved off his suspension and A.J. Green didn’t?  Dareus had somebody to give up.

Former University of North Carolina associate head coach John Blake called Alabama defensive lineman Marcell Dareus this summer and lobbied for him to consider employing agent Gary Wichard, an Alabama source confirmed Sunday.

Dareus reported the information to the NCAA when it interviewed him during its investigation into violations of improper benefits received by Dareus and players at several other schools, including North Carolina.

It’s just like watching a suspect get sweated in a Law and Order episode.


UPDATE: Weslye Saunders, don’t you know it’s the guy who speaks first who gets the best deal?


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4 responses to “I got your mitigating circumstances right here.

  1. Scorpio Jones, III

    John Blake must have grown up in a system with different values than the NCAA.


  2. Chuck

    “The first to squeal gets the deal.”


  3. ChicagoDawg

    Wow, and we all thought it was because Coach Saban and Dareus were so righteous and wracked with guilt that they cold called the NCAA and self reported.

    Shocked….shocked….never in a million years would someone have guessed this is how it all went down. I mean, we read reports that Dareus was the most honest and forthright SA ever to speak to an NCAA investigator.


  4. Russ The Temporary Mascot

    Coupla weeks ago, Bully told me he sold his MSU jersey to some sleek greyhound b!tch in exchange for the next week’s winners at Victoryland.

    There. I said it.