Normally, when we write about an athlete being arrested, our tone is some combination of mocking him for his stupidity, and taking him to task for his incredibly poor judgment. Sometimes it can even be a bit rote, a sports police blotter version of a Mad Lib. But don’t expect that in this story about Oklahoma All-American TE Jermaine Gresham’s arrest on Monday night.
Why? Because as the TULSA WORLD reports, Gresham wasn’t hauled in on a DUI charge. No guns were involved, and there are no girlfriends sporting black eyes or bar patrons missing teeth. That’s because Gresham’s crime was failing to appear in court over a ticket for not wearing a seat belt. And that’s it.