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Mike Leach dismisses linebacker C.J. Mizell

Posted on: February 7, 2012 5:12 pm
Edited on: February 7, 2012 9:32 pm
 
Posted by Bryan Fischer

Mike Leach knows he's got a rebuilding job to do on the Palouse but that doesn't mean team discipline will take a back seat in his quest to lead the program back to glory. The head coach announced on Tuesday that linebacker C.J. Mizell was no longer with the Washington State football team following his arrest over the weekend after his involvement in a fight at a fraternity house.

Mizell started nine games last season as a true freshman and was fourth on the team after racking up 56 tackles and three sacks. Local police say Mizell tried to enter a party at a frat house and was denied entry. He reportedly punched one of the members and fled the scene before later being arrested on misdemeanor charges of assault and trespassing.

The Tallahassee, Fla. native was expected to start this season and be a key contributor for a Cougars defense that has struggled to stop opponents. Leach however, has apparently drawn a line in the sand when it comes to discipline and Mizell was the first to fully understand what it meant.

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Comments

Since: Mar 20, 2009
Posted on: February 8, 2012 6:15 pm
 

Mike Leach dismisses linebacker C.J. Mizell

Why would you make a racist statement like that? Not cool...



Since: Nov 8, 2006
Posted on: February 8, 2012 1:38 pm
 

Mike Leach dismisses linebacker C.J. Mizell

I'm glad I found this gem today.  Punching frat boys, salad forks......good stuff.



Since: Jul 29, 2009
Posted on: February 8, 2012 1:30 pm
 

Mike Leach dismisses linebacker C.J. Mizell

Aw Come on! This dude Mizell was simply re-enacting a scene from "Animal House." My sources in the Palouse say that Douglas Niedermayer was the intended target of the punch but was able to duck the punch.



Since: Jan 3, 2007
Posted on: February 8, 2012 1:26 pm
 

Mike Leach dismisses linebacker C.J. Mizell

i,hope can keep his emotions under wraps and not do stupid stuff again. hopefully he has learned that those people in those suits, that irratate him have the power to keep him what he likes to do. run an offense. we will see.
Was this meant to be written in English?

  



Since: Dec 7, 2011
Posted on: February 8, 2012 2:30 am
 

Mike Leach dismisses linebacker C.J. Mizell

i,hope can keep his emotions under wraps and not do stupid stuff again. hopefully he has learned that those people in those suits, that irratate him have the power to keep him what he likes to do. run an offense. we will see.



Since: Feb 23, 2010
Posted on: February 7, 2012 11:55 pm
 

Mike Leach dismisses linebacker C.J. Mizell

Are they going to let that monkey stay in school?



Since: May 10, 2007
Posted on: February 7, 2012 10:59 pm
 

Mike Leach dismisses linebacker C.J. Mizell

Too bad for Mizell. We were all hoping he finally straightened out. But, this is the ending I think everyone expected. Word is Wulff had decided to kick him to the curb before Wulff himself was shown the door. Leach gave him a "clean slate" with a short leash. Its a shame Mizell let it come to this, he has the talent to be one of the best in the nation, and a one year old daughter to boot.

FTR, I agree with below. Punching frat boys is like eating jello with the salad fork, if someone cares they should get punched too.



Since: Aug 24, 2006
Posted on: February 7, 2012 5:32 pm
 

Mike Leach dismisses linebacker C.J. Mizell

What is the world coming to when you can't punch a frat boy anymore?



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