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Antonya English

Controversy surrounding LB Brandon Spikes continues

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November

The controversy over senior LB Brandon Spikes' play in Saturday's game against Georgia continues to grow.

He has become embroiled in the controversy after a clip was released on YouTube with CBS video that shows him with his fingers inside the helmet of Georgia freshman RB Washaun Ealey as the two are in a pile following a tackle.

Video posters are calling it eye gouging, and some national columnists are calling for Spikes to be suspended. Earlier in the game, Spikes had his helmet ripped off by Georgia LB Akeem Dent.

UF coach Urban Meyer said he was unaware of the incident, but would talk with Spikes about it.

"I'll talk to him,’’ Meyer said. “(He’s) a very emotional player and if that's the case, I'll have a very serious talk with him.''

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[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 1:26pm]

    

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