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Details emerge on injuries suffered in LSU fight

Posted on: August 30, 2011 12:15 pm
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Posted by Tom Fornelli

LSU is currently without its starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson and linebacker Josh Johns as the two have been suspended indefinitely after being arrested for their role in a fight outside a bar in Baton Rouge. According to witness reports, Jordan Jefferson allegedly kicked a man in the face during the fight, and now a report on ESPN details the injuries suffered by two of the men involved in the fracas.

Andrew Lowery is the man who was allegedly kicked in the face by Jefferson, and he suffered a facial fracture, a concussion, fractured teeth and facial and body bruises in the fight. According to the general manager of the bar where the fight took place, John Peak, Lowery also threw the first punch and had been kicked out of the bar earlier.

Lowery claims that he was merely trying to help an unknown man who was being pulled from his truck by the LSU football players. The man who was pulled from the truck suffered three fractured vertabrae in his lower back, a concussion, fractured teeth and severe cuts and bruises on his face.

What actually happened that night outside Shady's Bar we don't know yet, and it's up to the local police to piece the story together. Still, given the injuries suffered by Lowery and the man in the truck and witness reports, things aren't looking good for Jordan Jefferson at the moment. Regardless of whether or not he started the fight or was merely defending himself. 
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Since: Aug 28, 2006
Posted on: August 31, 2011 11:03 pm
 

Details emerge on injuries suffered in LSU fight

"And just out of curiosity, if the tree isn't in the forest, does it fall down?  There wouldn't have been a racial slur if they hadn't been where they weren't supposed to be..."

Yea.. when are those people gonna learn to stay where they belong.. wait.. hold on a sec.. what year is this again?


Gomexican,  That was a really stupid comment.  The "they" included whites as well as blacks, as the "they", was referring to LSU football players who broke curfew, placing THEM where THEY shouldn't have been.  So yes, when are those people, the FOOTBALL PLAYERS, going to learn to stay where THEY belong?



Since: Oct 26, 2010
Posted on: August 31, 2011 12:23 pm
 

Details emerge on injuries suffered in LSU fight

Sorry but it is a fight and there are no rules to fighting, there is no ten paces turning and firing. In today’s society you're lucky if someone doesn’t pull out a gun and put a bullet in your rear-end. It's at a bar full of mischief and sin so no one is right in this situation.

I doubt if J.J. is found criminally guilty, too many stories and Lowery's reported character will destroy the case. The team will suffer with the loss of J.J. so that's about all the justice that is deserved for the "players" actions. Bar fights happen all the time, nothing but this one has taken a life of its own, time to move on because it's about $! 




Since: Feb 2, 2009
Posted on: August 31, 2011 12:09 pm
 

Details emerge on injuries suffered in LSU fight

And then people wonder why all these thug athaletes get shot. If he was by himself he would have run off like a . But with his boys there he decides that he is a tough guy and can kick a man when he's is lying defenseless on the ground. 



Since: Dec 1, 2008
Posted on: August 31, 2011 11:28 am
 

Details emerge on injuries suffered in LSU fight

bkb1972 - "And I'm still wondering why people think it's "dirty" or unheard of to kick someone on the ground in a freakin street FIGHT."

Well... I'm still wondering how anyone would not think four guys standing over a defenseless person they have already beat to the ground, kicking like a bunch of little girls until teeth, face, and vertebrae are broken, is not just plain p.ssy-like.  I don't care what YOU want to call it.  And yes... we are all perfectly aware that it is not "unheard of".  Just because it is not "unheard of" doesn't make it right.  I even understand to some degree, who threw the first punch, and I could care less who or how "big" the "winners" were.  Four large college athletes, kicking like a bunch of little girls, a couple of guys who they have already beat to the ground is nothing short of pure b.llsh.t.  Do you have any idea how hard you have to kick someone to fracture vertebrae?  The athletes were not at risk by that point.  They were kicking to inflict pain and humiliation.  Have you ever heard the phrase "kicking someone when they are down"?  There is a reason it is a derogitory phrase.  It doesn't matter to me if you are from LSU, Alabama, San Francisco, NFL, NBA, or whatever... you may be a big, strong athlete, but if you kick someone in the back, or someone's face in while they are on the ground... then all you are to me is nothing but an emotional p.ssy.  

The same situation happened a couple of years ago in North Carolina.  A woman was trying to drive around some kids in the street.  I think she probably blew the horn to get around them.  Four girls pull her out of her car, beat her up, and kick her face in while she's on the ground.  To bad her 3 or 4 year old daughter had to witness her mom getting kicked to "DEATH".  There's a guy in San Francisco now, that can barely function because a couple of Neanderthals in LA didn't think kicking someone's head on the ground was "dirty" or "unheard of".  There's a truck driver in LA who (if still alive) is permanently disabled and disfigured because he got his head and body caught between three pairs of feet and the asphalt because he happen to share the same skin color of someone they were mad at. 

But this changes everything.  Now that you have informed us that stomping someone's head into concrete or asphalt is perfectly acceptable and that it is not "dirty" or "unheard of".  Maybe the rest of us just need to be pro-active, and maybe start wearing helmets all of the time, just in case we accidentally run into you and two or three of your friends at a bad time.  Would hate to get my face kicked in because you, or someone like you, is too stupid to know when the fight is over, or is too p.ssy-like to care that its over. 

      
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Since: Aug 18, 2010
Posted on: August 31, 2011 10:52 am
 

Details emerge on injuries suffered in LSU fight

"Wow...what a clueless comment.  Backing up a bunch of thugs who ganged up on a guy.  By the way, the football players were all out after curfew.  They LIED to their coaches as they were supposed to have been in bed. 

I guess some of the LSU fans must be as clueless, classless, and ignorant as the student athletes."

@rodneythedog--It seems like it is more than just some of the LSU fans that are clueless.  No one lied to the coaches at LSU.  It has been our tradition for almost 40 years that all the players break curfew on the last day of two a days.  This has been reported before and I have posted at least two other times when ignorant posters mention the players being out after curfew.  The coaches KNEW they were going to break curfew, so no one LIED, other than you for posting bogus information and trying to pass it on like it is fact.  Get a clue!



Since: Aug 21, 2007
Posted on: August 31, 2011 10:42 am
 

Details emerge on injuries suffered in LSU fight

The problem is there are at least two sides to every story.  Bar employees, along with other witnesses, said Jefferson wasn't involved at all.  And the guy who got his butt kicked had already been thrown out of the bar for stalking/harassing a female patron in the bar ealier that same night.  He also was expelled from his high school in Baton Rouge (Catholic High).  Credible witness?  Instigator?  You tell me.

Don't be so quick to judge someone guilty just because someone pressed charges against him or because he plays for a school you don't like.  False statements are sworn out to police all the time, especially when someone thinks they may get a $million payday from a potential NFL athlete.  The D.A. is already leaning towards convening a grand jury to try to determine the truth.

I admittedly am an LSU partisan, and certainly wish the players hadn't broken curfew and got involved in all this, but I will bet my next paycheck Jefferson is never convicted of any crime - and not because of a local biased jury or politics.  I think there's WAY more than reasonable doubt in this case, at a minimum.



Since: Jan 10, 2007
Posted on: August 31, 2011 10:42 am
 

Details emerge on injuries suffered in LSU fight

@ Spinkiller

You meant sordid details, not sorted details



Since: Nov 14, 2006
Posted on: August 31, 2011 10:37 am
 

Details emerge on injuries suffered in LSU fight


Wow...what a clueless comment.  Backing up a bunch of thugs who ganged up on a guy.  By the way, the football players were all out after curfew.  They LIED to their coaches as they were supposed to have been in bed. 

I guess some of the LSU fans must be as clueless, classless, and ignorant as the student athletes.




Since: Dec 19, 2007
Posted on: August 31, 2011 10:20 am
 

Details emerge on injuries suffered in LSU fight

You are absolutely right. They are incredibly tough. Six guys beating up on 2 smaller guys? You have to be very tough to pull that off. Also, kicking a guy who’s already unconscious and has a few of your buddies on him already, is the sign or a really good guy.

 

Have I laid in on thick enough yet. These two guys are suspended because they piled on a defenseless guy. Was that guy a drunken jerk? That’s very possible. But come on…show an ounce of judgment  and don’t brutalize a guy when he’s down and out. Also, just maybe…don’t close the bar 3 nights a week and you’ll avoid such problems.




Since: Sep 19, 2008
Posted on: August 31, 2011 9:52 am
 

Details emerge on injuries suffered in LSU fight

No, the real point to the story is don't pick a fight with someone bigger than you...You might just end up getting you @#$%$# kicked.  The FACTS are they didn't start the fight. They were in it and they obviously won.  And I'm still wondering why people think it's "dirty" or unheard of to kick someone on the ground in a freakin street FIGHT. They weren't boxing with gloves and hitting below the belt....

AND yes kids at LSU go to bars at night INCLUDING football players....I was just smart enough not to screw with any even if I had an opinion.


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