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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Iowa Hawkeye Leads Cops On Half-Nude Chase

On the heels of last week’s scandal at the University of Iowa, in which the mother of a sexual assault victim condemned the school for dragging their feet on the investigation, the latest on-campus incident looks like jaywalking in comparison. But since it does involve Iowa football, a police chase and partial nudity, we feel compelled to bring you the story.

Will Ferrell streaking

Riley Reiff, a freshman football recruit getting ready to start school this fall, was arrested early Saturday morning for public intoxication after leading eight police officers on a 20-minute-or-so chase. Best part about it: He was wearing few clothes at the time.

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