Comments for: Belcher battled his way into football at UMaine, and the NFL

Posted Dec. 01, 2012, at 4:45 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 02, 2012, at 7:27 a.m.

Jovan Belcher, the 25-year-old Kansas City Chiefs linebacker and former UMaine player who police said shot his girlfriend and himself dead on Saturday, had fought his way into the National Football League the hard way. The Long Island, New York, native was a talented and versatile high school player at …

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  • Anonymous

    Unless it’s discovered that he did not kill his girlfriend, please stop glorifying this case of fatal domestic violence by focusing on his football career. It doesn’t matter.

  • Anonymous

    “In fact, when Belcher was recruited by the University of Maine, it was
    as a wrestler, not as a football player, UMaine coach Jack Cosgrove said
    Saturday. The school took a chance with Belcher in his freshman year by
    putting him on the football team.”

    Maine doesn’t have a wrestling team…

    • Anonymous

      not anymore it doesn’t. wrestling at umaine was killed by title ix.

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