Nothing Good Ever Happens At Denny’s Late Night

You have to give former New Mexico running back Lavon Ealy credit - even though it’s been a few years, he apparently hasn’t lost his elusiveness or his toughness. At least, judging by the fact that KOAT-TV in Albuquerque reports that he was able to almost elude police who had come to question him at his hospital room after he had been stabbed during an attempted robbery.

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(Artist’s rendering of Lavon Ealy, if the artist was on LSD)

It all started early Thursday morning at Denny’s (doesn’t it always) when Ealy stumbled in with knife wounds to his hands and back and told police he’d been jumped. (A word of advice: if you are ever looking for a cop at 4:30 a.m., find a Denny’s.) What Ealy didn’t tell police is why he’d been “jumped” - that he had “burst into an apartment on Academy, gun in hand, demanding money.”

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