News & Notes 8.22.11

LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson has the Tigers' season in jeopardy stemming from his alleged involvement in a bar fight.

Witnesses Say Jordan Jefferson Kicked Person In Bar Fight:  The Sporting News reports that multiple witnesses said LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson did a “soccer kick” during a bar fight involving himself and three of his teammates Friday morning, according to WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge, La.. Jefferson, offensive tackle Chris Davenport, linebacker Josh Johns and wide receiver Jarvis Landry were identified as suspects in the incident by Baton Rogue police.

Raiders Select Pryor In Supplemental Draft:  NFL.com reports that the Oakland Raiders selected oft-troubled Terrelle Pryor in Monday’s NFL supplemental draft, using a third-round pick to acquire the former Ohio State quarterback.

Embattled Miami Booster Once Talked To Houston Nutt About Coaching Job:  The Sporting News reports that Nevin Shapiro, who unleashed a firestorm last week with his allegations about the University of Miami football program, reportedly talked to Houston Nutt in 2006 about the head coach opening at the university. Cell phone records obtained by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in 2007 through the Freedom of Information Act — and referenced Sunday in a blog post by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel — show that Shapiro and Nutt spoke several times in December 2006 after Miami fired Larry Coker.

Albert Haynesworth Trial Begins:  ESPN.com reports that New England Patriots defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth is due in court the day before the scheduled start of a misdemeanor sexual abuse trial. Haynesworth is scheduled to be in D.C. Superior Court on Monday afternoon.

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