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Louisville Cornerback Announces Transfer in Twitter Tirade



The curious case of Alphonso Carter has come to a close at the University of Louisville.  The junior college transfer arrived on campus as wide receiver Paul Harris.  The former Tennessee and JUCO wide receiver changed his name to Alphonso Carter and his position to cornerback.  Now, he’s changing his school, again.

He announced his decision in this bizarre series of Tweets.

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He then released his measurables, along with a few highlight videos from his two years at Louisville.  Then, he threw his middle fingers up at Petrino on his way out the door.


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The Tweets can be viewed many ways.  I see it as a great PR move by Harris/Carter.  After being pulled over with a loaded gun in December, he was suspended by Petrino in February.  Shortly after the suspension, Carter plead guilty to carrying a concealed deadly weapon without a permit.

Carter could’ve been asked by Petrino to leave because of his legal troubles, or you can believe Carter’s version of the story.  Either way, we can all agree this is strange.

Article written by Nick Roush

"Look upon the doughnut, and not upon the hole." @RoushKSR

10 Comments for Louisville Cornerback Announces Transfer in Twitter Tirade

  1. catsarerunnin
    7:49 pm April 18, 2017 Permalink

    Classy dude…

  2. runningunnin.454
    8:26 pm April 18, 2017 Permalink

    Oh Oh, 502CodeRed, still suffering with obsessive envy compounded by metaphorical castration anxiety, will soon be here to lecture us on obsession.
    In 3, 2, ….1.

  3. nybrasky
    8:45 pm April 18, 2017 Permalink

    LOL at the possibility that Petrino would boot a kid because of legal troubles. Legal troubles are so far down the list of reasons Petrino would take a kid’s scholarship that he probably doesn’t even remember that issue.

  4. @GoCayts
    8:53 pm April 18, 2017 Permalink

    Seems far from a tirade

  5. claydwildcat
    10:21 pm April 18, 2017 Permalink

    I thought they encouraged that stuff. He was just trying to fit in with teammates.

  6. BluKudzu
    5:49 am April 19, 2017 Permalink

    He is upset because he did not get a participation ring? I would be too. “Ls ” down on that one.

  7. TBW3011
    7:27 am April 19, 2017 Permalink

    Tirade? Last article I read from Roush. The absolute worst. Knew better when I clicked on it.

  8. Sentient Third Eye
    8:29 am April 19, 2017 Permalink

    I react to this story the same way I do when Duke plays UNC. Does anyone really have to come out the winner in this dispute? As the Bard once wrote, “A plague on both your houses!”

  9. ABthetruth502
    9:38 am April 19, 2017 Permalink

    Tirade?? Lol. Another awful article and terrible coverage we’ve come to expect from ksr. I wonder what the article would say if Petrino had kept the guy with a gun charge that he hid from the coaching staff

    • Sentient Third Eye
      9:57 am April 19, 2017 Permalink

      But leave it to Petrino to drop the kid NOT for legal troubles, but for performance issues…