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Security tape shows Florida football players firing BB guns into dorm


There’s dumb and then there’s firing BB guns on a college campus dumb.

In this day and age, you shouldn’t toy around with anything resembling a gun on campus — something some of Kentucky’s own football players learned the hard way just a few years ago, when Drew Barker, Boom Williams, Dorian Baker and Tymere Dubose were shooting airsoft guns.

Now, two Florida football players are in hot water for shooting BB guns into a residential hall, which resulted in three shattered windows and their arrest.

Tyrie Cleveland and Rick Wells were arrested two weeks ago and face felony charges of criminal mischief and firing into an occupied dwelling. Surveillance video was obtained and released this week, showing Cleveland, who is expected to contribute at wide receiver this season, and Wells, shooting at someone through a glass door.


You can see the full video here.

The guys are lucky they weren’t caught in the act by police because those BB guns could easily be mistaken for real weapons, and that scenario could’ve gotten ugly.

They currently await punishment from the law and head coach Jim McElwain, who released a statement saying, “This is not behavior that we expect and as I often talk about their will be consequences for their actions.”

Gotta suspend them for that Kentucky game in Week 2, for sure.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

9 Comments for Security tape shows Florida football players firing BB guns into dorm

  1. nybrasky
    11:58 am August 2, 2016 Permalink

    This is Florida – they’ll be captains for week 2 as a great example of overcoming adversity.

  2. ukjaybrat
    12:12 pm August 2, 2016 Permalink

    Our guys were suspended for 1 game each for the airsoft gun indecent.
    Florida will probably give these guys a half game suspension and start them in the second half.

    12:28 pm August 2, 2016 Permalink

    They should put some cameras like that at that side entrance to Minardi Hall at UoSmell

  4. ukcat56
    12:34 pm August 2, 2016 Permalink

    They will sit out a couple of Reps in the first practice & then they’ll be good to go for opener against “Whats A Matter U”

  5. Laker Cat 18
    1:05 pm August 2, 2016 Permalink

    In all fairness, our own stupidity in a similar situation got a 1 game suspension. Which I thought was very light. We shouldn’t expect much from this.

    Although as mentioned in the article, had an officer been present, we would most likely see protests on Gainesville campuses. They could have gotten killed over ignorance. It could have ended much worse. I’ll expect McElwain will weigh in much more significantly than Stoops did when all is said and done.

    • J-Dub421
      3:27 pm August 2, 2016 Permalink

      Our own players didn’t do any damage to anything. The Florida players broke 3 windows.

  6. Rsn2GoBlu
    2:00 pm August 2, 2016 Permalink

    Good thing Florida hired Steve Spurrier as Ambassador of Football. He will clean up this mess. Ok satire now turned off.

  7. satcheluk
    3:03 pm August 2, 2016 Permalink

    Ask Saban what the punishment should be.

  8. Louis Braille
    5:09 pm August 2, 2016 Permalink

    Its all fun & games until someone loses an eye.