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Report: Talib blames mother for shooting

Posted on: March 30, 2011 10:57 pm
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after turning himself into Garland, Texas police today – he was later released after posting $25,000 bond – but apparently he’s pretty unwavering that he’s an innocent man.

That’s what he told one of his former college coaches this week, according to the St. Petersburg Times.

While talking to former Kansas co-defensive coordinator Clint Bowen, Talib – who is alleged to have fired gunshots at his sister’s boyfriend – proclaimed he wasn’t the one shooting.

 "I talked to Aqib two days ago," Bowen said. "I told him, 'I just read something about you firing a gun.' He said, 'Man, I didn't do a thing. It'll all come out soon.' He just kept saying that."

"He said, 'I didn't do that. That was my mom. It’s all going to come out.'"

It should be noted that Talib’s mother, Okolo Talib, also has been charged with the same crime.

All of this should made for an interesting dinner discussion the next time Talib and his mother see each other. But here’s the good news: if Talib is found not guilty of these charges and he needs to find extra work while the lockout continues, perhaps he can screen-write the script for the sequel to that Estelle Getty/Sylvester Stallone classic.

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Comments

Since: Mar 15, 2011
Posted on: March 31, 2011 9:21 am
 

Blame the Mom!

Aqib's blaming his mom for the shooting--good legal strategy.  Mom gets sympathy from the jury, gets light time.  Aqib stays in the league, makes millions, and gets to run the street at night, hitting the best clubs with top shelf ladies!!



Since: Sep 18, 2007
Posted on: March 31, 2011 9:09 am
 

Report: Talib blames mother for shooting

If he ends up not going to prison he better get suspended. I mean ben gets suspended for accusations with little proof behind them this guy is turning neighborhoods into the wild west.



Since: Aug 23, 2006
Posted on: March 31, 2011 9:02 am
 

Report: Talib blames mother for shooting

Momma can't put food on the table Aqib can.  Momma shot 'em, it ok momma you won't do much time



Since: Mar 5, 2008
Posted on: March 31, 2011 8:59 am
 

Report: Talib blames mother for shooting

Damnnnn!! Don't mess withTalib's mom! Bet he doesn't hear too many "Your momma" jokes now!



Since: Jun 22, 2009
Posted on: March 31, 2011 8:37 am
 

Report: Talib blames mother for shooting

As officer Barbrady would say, "Nothing to see here".  They simply were filming Tyler Perry's remake of the Stallone classic, "Stop, or My Mom Will Shoot". 




Since: Apr 8, 2009
Posted on: March 31, 2011 7:06 am
 

Report: Talib blames mother for shooting

This is becoming a very disturbing trend in the past year among football players in college and the NFL.  I didn't shoot at the guy my mom did.  Vick didn't shoot at a guy at his party someone who knew Vick did.  Cam Newton didn't try to sell his services to Mississippi State his father did.  LSU didn't pay Peterson they paid a recruiting service. And hey, let's not be racist, let's include some notable coaches.  Rex Ryan didn't order his coaches to make a wall on the punt return it was all the strength and conditioning coach's idea.  Belichek didn't know anything about no Spygate cameras, it was all some overzealous low level employee.  I can't believe I am saying this but I might stop watching football altogether.  This "Ignore a problem till you get caught, then lie about it after you get caught" nonsense is out of hand.



Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: March 31, 2011 7:01 am
 

Report: Talib blames mother for shooting

He is not anonymous, avengersgirl. The author of the blog is identified as Josh Katzowitz. Now, if you don't want no name hacks making jokes, you have a case.



Since: Apr 7, 2009
Posted on: March 31, 2011 6:45 am
 

Report: Talib blames mother for shooting

another pro athlete and a gun.  do they ever learn?



Since: Jul 9, 2008
Posted on: March 31, 2011 6:08 am
 

Report: Talib blames mother for shooting

Look if both are charged with the crime it is possible that Talibs story correct and they are charging both while they sort everything out.  I dont really get how this is a knock on Talib if his mother was the one who commited the crime.  Everyone seems to be making judgements against Talib before the facts are fully out.  This happens too much on this site, by both the writers and posters.  Give this story time to clear up and make your jugdement when all the facts are out.



Since: Nov 11, 2006
Posted on: March 31, 2011 4:27 am
 

Report: Talib blames mother for shooting

Aqib learned young always to blame the woman.  This is a man I want marrying my daughter!


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