Former Football Star Becomes All-Time NCAA DUI Leader with .581 Career Blood Alcohol Percentage

December 7, 2010

In July of 2008, Michigan Wolverines running back Kevin Grady was arrested for a DUI after passing out in his Yukon Denali with a .281 blood-alcohol percentage. Earlier this year, Grady added to his career total by registering a .300 BAC on his second DUI arrest. If he breaks the 1.0 BAC barrier the Michigan state troopers may have to retire his prison number into the drunk driving Hall of Fame.    

According to a reporter at the Grand Rapids Press who had to get out of bed at 2:00 a.m. to cover this story:

Grady’s attorney, Stephen Smolenski, declined to discuss the charge, which carries a possible sentence of one year in jail. The 24-year-old pleaded not guilty at his Monday arraignment hearing. He’ll be back in court for a Dec. 20 pre-trial conference.

Whether or not he’s found guilty is inconsequential. The important thing is that we get this guy back on the road and possibly playing quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals. Grady needs to put himself in situations where making one horrible mistake after another is apparently acceptable.

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