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Oregon suspends LeGarrette Blount for rest of the season

September 4, 2009 |  1:51 pm


The University of Oregon has suspended running back LeGarrette Blount for the remainder of the season for punching Boise State defensive end Byron Hout after Boise State's 19-8 victory Thursday night.

   Blount also had to be restrained by police officers from fans heckling him on the way to the locker room after No. 16 Oregon's loss to the No. 14 Broncos.
    Oregon University President Richard Lariviere calling Blount's behavior “reprehensible” in a statement Friday.

-- Houston Mitchell