Honey Badger Award for Extracurricular Excellence: Week 20
As would be expected, Week 20 of the Honey Badger Award for Extracurricular Excellence award race saw things pick up dramatically as classes wind down, finals are taken, and well, the Washington State Cougars exist. Mike Leach’s squad of malcontents are made a power play over the past week tying the award race with the Alabama Crimson Tide who had stood alone on top for some time following their four man assault for snack funds.
Cougars Toni Pole, Teondray Caldwell and Logan Mayes were each involved in individual incidents over the past seven days. Pole was issued a citation last week for making a false statement to a Pullman police officer who was called to a scene for a noise complaint. Pole allegedly gave the officer both a false name and birth date on the officer’s first visit, only for the same officer to return later on a second call, upon which he recognized pole and arrested him for the original false statement. Pure genius.
Teondray Caldwell was a part of a group of Cougar players that were denied entry to a party and took out his frustrations by punching a young man on the porch of the premises. Charges had not been filed as of the time of this article, but regardless, dumb. Something about Pullman parties brings out the worse in the Cougs.
And, finally, Cougar Logan Mayes was arrested for backing into a car in a local parking lot and leaving the scene of the accident, earning him a hit-and-run charge. Wonderful. Kudos to the Cougars who are ramping things up in their pursuit of the Honey Badger.
UT-San Antonio’s CheRod Simpson was arrested last week as well with his father Rodney when the two men refused to leave a pool at at apartment complex which they had crashed. CheRod Simpson was ultimately charged with criminal trespassing, public intoxication, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest after he made an attempt to intervene in the arrest of his father whom immediately scuffled with officers upon their arrival at the pool.
Like father like son — just heart-warming.
So here we go — the standings for Week 20:
|Alabama Crimson Tide||12||Four Man Assault for Snacks|
|Washington State Cougars||12||Pullman Party Shenanigans Including Cracked Skulls
Drew Loftus Pantsing Tequila
Leon Brooks DUI
Toni Pole False Statement
Teondray Caldwell Violent Behavior
Logan Mayes Hit-and-Run on Parked Car
|Colorado Buffaloes||6||Samson Kafovalu MIC & Other Bad Decisions
Jordan Webb Assault Charges
|Kansas Jayhawks||6||Ben Heeney Battering Bouncers
Nick Sizemore Drunkenly Hitting Parked Cars
|Pittsburgh Panthers||6||Erik Williams, Andrew Carswell, Khaynin Mosely-Smith Slanging Horse|
|Syracuse Orange||6||Markus Pierce-Brewester & Davon Wells Electronics Fetish|
|Texas Longhorns||6||Cayleb Jones Cracking Jaws
Connor Brewer Dorm Room MIP
Kendall Sanders College Station DWI
|Florida Gators||4||Jessamen Dunker Grand Theft Moped
Louchiez Purifoy Pot Possession
|Penn State Nittany Lions||4||Zayd Issah Fake Lettuce for BigMacs
Akeel Lynch Criminal Mischief
|West Virginia Mountaineers||4||Karl Joseph Domestic Violence
Travis Bell DWI
|Colorado State Rams||3||Johnny Schupp Domestic Violence|
|Columbia Lions||3||Chad Washington Alleged Hate Crime|
|LSU Tigers||3||Jeremy Hill Bar Fight|
|Texas-San Antonio||3||CheRod Simpson & His Pops Wreaking Havoc|
|USC Trojans||3||Junior Pomee Grand Theft Apple Products|
|Utah Utes||3||Niasi Leota Extreme Domestic Violence|
|Virginia Tech Hokies||3||Michael Holmes Malicious Wounding at a Bar Fight (eek)|
|Georgia Bulldogs||2||Ty Flournoy-Smith Reporting False Crime|
|Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders||2||Shaun White Burglary|
|Tennessee State Titans||2||Mike German / Joe Johnson Dance Party!|
|Texas A&M Aggies||2||Kirby Ennis Gun Charge|
|Western Kentucky Hilltoppers||2||Kene Anyigbo Pot Eating & Dark Driving|
|Arkansas Razorbacks||1||Austin Flynn DWI|
|Florida International Panthers||1||Prince Matt Pot Possession|
|Florida State Seminoles||1||James Wilder Failure to Appear|
|Iowa State Cyclones||1||Willie Scott Pot Possession|
|Marshall Thundering Herd||1||Kevin Grooms Underage Consumption|
|Miami Hurricanes||1||Gabe Terry Pot Possession|
|Montana Grizzlies||1||William “Bo” Harris DUI|
|North Carolina State Wolfpack||1||Logan Winkles DUI|
|North Texas Mean Green||1||Richard Abbe DUI|
|Oklahoma Sooners||1||Kendal Thompson Drunkenly Hill Sleeping|
|Ole Miss Rebels||1||Philander Moore Living Up to His Name|
|Utah State Aggies||1||Jake Doughty’s Love Affair With Substances|
|Washington Huskies||1||Austin Sefarian-Jenkins One Man Car Accident|
* 3 points for each arrest which involves bodily harm or theft.
* 2 points for alcohol or drug offenses (i.e. dealing) that aren’t DUIs or non-theft arrests.
* 1 point for garden-variety DUIs, pot possession, and other miscellaneous low-level shenangians.