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Gators freshman Justin Watkins arrested

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by Diesel350z, May 10, 2018.

  1. nawlinsgator

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    You're right. You can't make an absolute statement that he draws the moral line there. I'm only pointing out the he didn't cross the "beat up a female" line in this case, so he should have a chance to redeem himself.
     
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  2. Skink

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    interesting perspective ..... could also have been something really big.

    Why do we automatically assume the “dude is the asshole” perspective, especially when we still don’t know that he ever laid a hand on her?
     
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  3. GameTime1

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    because he smashed her phone, kicked her car, and tried to make her car undriveable?
     
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  4. Skink

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    sounds pretty bad from her end - and didn’t hit her......

    Now let’s hear his side of the story. Unless of course that doesn’t matter.....
     
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  5. GameTime1

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    Does it matter? He smashed her property, when is that ever right?

    I'm sure Mullen will get his side of the story, punish him, and try to help him.
     
  6. markherm13

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    Hey, at least he now knows first hand what it feels like to be locked up, even if it was just a holding cell. There is nothing fun about that whole experience...
    Hopefully he will think twice about doing stupid/immature things and will grow from this experience.
     
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  7. ArtVandelay

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    Of course it matters, but what scenario would make his behavior okay?
     
  8. WC53

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    Always entertaining, some probably buy Chris Brown’s music too :devil:
     
  9. pd_gator

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    He kicked her car and broke her phone, both inanimate objects. So yes, it's harsh and 100% over the top.

    Now if he struck her, then I'd fully support him or any other player getting the boot.
     
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  10. Hurtin4certain

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    Ha, Office Space....
     
  11. n210sgator

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  12. SeabudGator

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    Note - this is the resurrected thread from his FIRST, not latest, arrest.
    Sad to go thru this thread again after the latest from Watkins. The "no big deal" attitude ("just a gf/bf spat") about a kid who had RED flags all over him from some of our fans is scary - especially as a parent of kids at UF. And now, because we recruited this known troublemaker, UF will be dragged thru bad press for choosing him to represent us. Bad decisions.
     
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  13. UF24ou14

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    That's just absurd, and it isn't going to happen.