Iowa Football Charged w/ 22 Crimes Since April ‘07

If you were asked to name a football team that frequently gets into trouble with the law, your first response would most likely be the Cincinnati Bengals.

Iowa Football Helemt

Yes, the Bengals have put together quite the rap sheet but the Iowa Hawkeyes are quietly putting together a resume of crime that rivals the organization that has employed the likes of Chris Henry, Frostee Rucker, Odell Thurman and Chris Henry for a second time.

Since the season started yesterday (Hawkeyes beat Maine 46-3) or because it’s Iowa and there isn’t much else to do, the DES MOINES REGISTER did some research and some math to tally up the total number of crimes their local football team has been charged with. “The Register found U of I football players have been charged with at least 22 crimes since April 2007, some racking up multiple charges.”

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Odell Thurman Wanted for Assault at a Water Park

High prices, long lines and potential for contracting a staph infection are already on the list of reasons why you hate water parks. Now, thanks to Odell Thurman, you can add “fear of having jaw broken by a former Cincinnati Bengal” to that list.

Former Bengal Odell Thurman

The SANDUSKY REGISTER reports, “On May 27, Thurman was involved in an altercation at Kalahari Waterpark Resort where he punched another man in the face, breaking his jaw, said Erie County Sheriff’s office Det. Bob Lippert.” The report adds, “‘They were both just guests at the resort,’ Lippert said, adding that the argument was over a place in line.” Read more…