WVU's Jock Sanders Arrested On DUI Charge, Suspended

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Morgantown, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia football coach Bill Stewart has suspended wide receiver Jock Sanders following his arrest on a drunken driving charge in Morgantown.

Stewart said Tuesday that Sanders will be suspended indefinitely pending the outcome of the case.

The coach declined further comment.

A criminal complaint in Monongalia County Magistrate Court says Sanders initially was pulled over for speeding and crossing over the center line Saturday.

The report shows Sanders had a blood-alcohol level of 0.125 percent, above the legal limit of 0.08.

Last year Sanders and three other players pleaded no contest to a battery charge, agreed to community service and paid $250 fines for a fight outside a Morgantown Nightclub.

Sanders was the team's leading receiver last season with 53 catches for 462 yards.

(Copyright 2009 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.)


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  • by rush Location: charleston wv on Feb 11, 2009 at 04:49 AM
    gonna guess a 3 game suspension comin his way .... considering were replacing so much on offense , that is a tough blow
  • by WVUFan Location: Jackson Co. on Feb 10, 2009 at 12:22 PM
    if they can't stay out of trouble ... they don't belong on the playing field ...
  • by Amme Location: Parkersburg on Feb 10, 2009 at 12:18 PM
    It will be interesting to see how our coach with high morals and standards will handle the SECOND criminal offense of one of his stars?
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