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Justin Blackmon Arrested


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Blackmon, 22, was being booked into jail about 10 a.m., the jail reported. No further details were immediately available.

According to Oklahoma law, an aggravated DUI is when the driver’s blood-alcohol level is .15 or more.

In October 2010, Blackmon was arrested by Carrollton, Texas, police on a DUI complaint. Blackmon was driving a Chevy pickup north on I-35 after having attended, with three friends, a Dallas Cowboy game on a Monday night. Police radar registered Blackmon’s speed as having been 92 mph in a 60 mph zone.

As Oklahoma State was preparing for Big 12 road game at Kansas State, Blackmon attended the Dallas game without seeking permission from Cowboy coach Mike Gundy. Blackmon was arrested at 3:45 a.m., and Gundy responded with a one-game suspension of the prolific wide receiver.

Following the 2010 incident, Blackmon seemed contrite during a news conference in Stillwater: “I’m embarrassed to be in this position. ... I look forward to redeeming myself and proving to everybody that this isn’t who I am. I’m not this guy. I’m humbled by this experience and I will grow from it.”

A two-time unanimous All-American and two-time recipient of the Biletnikoff Award (given annually to the top wide receiver in college football), Blackmon is No. 2 in OSU’s career record book behind Rashaun Woods in receiving yards (3,564), receptions (252) and touchdown catches (40).

Before Oklahoma State defeated Stanford in the Jan. 2 Fiesta Bowl, Cowboy coach Mike Gundy described Blackmon as the best wide receiver ever to have played at OSU.

"He's going down, in my opinion, as the best player to play here since Barry Sanders (OSU's 1988 Heisman Trophy-winning tailback)," Gundy said.

Blackmon has not signed a contract with the Jaguars. Reportedly, negotiations began two weeks ago.

As the fifth pick in the draft, Blackmon is expected to get a deal of about $20 million overall. Taken by the Arizona Cardinals with the fifth pick in 2001, LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson got a four-year contract worth $19.5 million. His signing bonus amounted to $11.9 million. If or when Blackmon agrees to terms with Jacksonville, he is expected to get a comparable deal.

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FWIW - my best buddy here in Jax, works at these 3 bars/clubs that are owned by the same company basically the hottest spots in town, he says he's see's Justin all the time getting wasted. Funny part is, he's been seen with MoJo Drew multiple times, who's currently not showing up to OTA's.

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That's right!

All the pre-draft buzz was about Floyd and how he basically rolled through a stop sign while drunk and was busted at a party drinking under age (who didn't?).

No one mentioned how Blackmon was pulled over doing 90+ while drunk.

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