LeGarrette Blount's punch to the face of Byron Hout happened in front of national and local television cameras, but most of the 180 players on the field and 34,127 fans in the stands didn't actually see it happen.
This wasn't a football coach's decision, and it wasn't made by the new athletic director. The university's president sealed LeGarrette Blount's fate hours before in calling his behavior "reprehensible" -- and whether Phil Knight of Nike had a say is...
Oregon running back LeGarrette Blount's biggest connection Thursday night came after the final whistle. Boise State had just wrapped up an 19-8 win when Blount punched Boise State defensive end Byron Hout in the face.
University of Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly suspended running back LeGarrette Blount for the rest of the season in response to Blount punching a Boise State player in the face after Oregon's 19-8 loss in Boise, Idaho, Thursday night.
No sooner had Boise State won the game than Oregon's LaGarette Blount lost it, his fist entering the frame on ESPN in a punch across the jaw of BSU defensive end Byron Hout (94). What do you think of the punch?
The Oregon Ducks started the season with a sloppy 19-8 loss to the Boise State Broncos. Following the game, Oregon running back LeGarrette Blount punched Boise State defensive end Byron Hout and had to be restrained by police.
Southern California roared back from its stunning loss last week, manhandling what was considered the Beaver State's better Pac-10 team after being upset by Oregon State. "These guys came out and played like crazy," USC coach Pete Carroll said.