Running Back Tackled By Hair; Dread Pulled Out

The NEWARK STAR-LEDGER, via the underrated COLLEGE FOOTBALL TALK, today follows up on a gruesome tackle endured last night by Rutgers running back Jourdan Brooks against Louisville.

Rutgers Player Jourdan Brooks Tackled By His Hair

During his 62-yard run in the first half, Brooks was yanked down by Louisville defender Travis Norton — after 10 yards, by his hair. After he trotted back to the sidelines, television cameras caught a strand of Brooks’ dreadlocks on the field.

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