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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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Since: Sep 30, 2007
Posted on: March 31, 2011 3:34 am

Report: Talib blames mother for shooting

Lol Your momma brought you into this world so why you trying to take her out??

Since: Sep 27, 2006
Posted on: March 31, 2011 1:03 am

Report: Talib blames mother for shooting

I'm really tired of these blog reports masking as news. I don't want reporters - especially anonymous ones, making jokes. This crap has got to stop.

Talib could go to jail for a long time. This isn't a laughing matter.

Since: Jul 22, 2010
Posted on: March 31, 2011 12:41 am

Report: Talib blames mother for shooting

 Being a member of this planet for 40 plus years, rarely does anything happen that surprises me.  This one is close.  It wasn't me shooting, it was my mom, paints a beautiful picture.  I wish all involved the best, I'm sure everything will get resolved quickly, and Easter dinner is still on for the whole family!  Peace and love to all!

Since: Feb 13, 2007
Posted on: March 31, 2011 12:09 am

Report: Talib blames mother for shooting

Just like the Ma Barker gang during the Great Depression era. They say Ma Barker's son screwed with her too. I wonder if the Talib's are following that particular tradition along with their shoot-em-up lifestyle.

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