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Road rage incident has Utah football player from Hawaii kicked off team

By Associated Press

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SALT LAKE CITY >> A University of Utah football player has been dismissed from the team after pleading guilty to a road rage assault that knocked a man unconscious.

Coach Kyle Whittingham announced the dismissal Monday, after 24-year-old Arthur Allen Bridenstine was sentenced to 18 months of probation for the September incident in Centerville.

The Standard-Examiner reports Bridenstine punched a 20-year-old man in a parking lot that day, knocking him unconscious. Bridenstine claims the man tried to run him off the road.

The man was taken to a hospital and treated for his injuries.

The University of Utah's team roster says Bridenstine was a redshirt freshman linebacker from Kahuku, Hawaii. He did not play this past season.

Bridenstine told the judge that the incident taught him to not take matters into his own hands.







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loquaciousone wrote:
A 24 year old freshman? By the time he graduates, he'll be old enough to collect Social Security.
on January 8,2013 | 06:52AM
Kate53 wrote:
My thoughts exactly.
on January 8,2013 | 08:55AM
allie wrote:
Maybe the UH can take him. He seems as useless as our bad program
on January 8,2013 | 09:37AM
group22 wrote:
Or you can marry him...one useless person is good for another....
on January 8,2013 | 12:24PM
Kawipoo wrote:
You should know groupsex22!
on January 8,2013 | 12:59PM
8082062424 wrote:
Just cause this guy needs anger management does not mean he does not have standards.
on January 8,2013 | 01:01PM
allie wrote:
very mean!
on January 8,2013 | 01:40PM
Anonymous wrote:
lloool
on January 8,2013 | 02:04PM
8082062424 wrote:
just saying lol
on January 8,2013 | 06:35PM
luv2play wrote:
you started it.
on January 8,2013 | 09:39PM
808warriorfan wrote:
AN UNCALLED FOR COMMENT !!!!!
on January 8,2013 | 06:02PM
8082062424 wrote:
with all the crappy things she post about others on a daily basics come on now. i think it more insulting to the dumb guy in this story
on January 8,2013 | 06:36PM
silvangold wrote:
and you say this about OUR Hawaii program because..........several posts I read you were NOT FROM HERE....you said that yourself..............you only 'post' you don't live here.................... so enuf from you about OUR state.
on January 9,2013 | 05:55AM
IAmSane wrote:
Yeah, what a jerk this guy is for trying to get an education.
on January 8,2013 | 12:08PM
fstop wrote:
If he transfers to BYU, the average age of the student population will drop.
on January 8,2013 | 06:55AM
kainalu wrote:
Touché! Excellent!
on January 8,2013 | 07:43AM
COlohe1 wrote:
Sounds like a winnah. Now he can go UH.
on January 8,2013 | 06:55AM
FrankieT wrote:
Get serious, support your Warriors
on January 8,2013 | 07:04AM
Kapua91 wrote:
I agree
on January 9,2013 | 01:51PM
2_centz wrote:
he going be just like the coach, coming from Utah too. Well, check em out, check em out. folks from kahuku so family that anyone who no act like family to them are enemies. real odd about this ohana stuff. tough to go places outside of the ohana and live with the world.
on January 8,2013 | 09:07AM
warfan808 wrote:
come to the warriors use that aggresion on the field
on January 8,2013 | 06:57AM
loquaciousone wrote:
Don't come back to Hawaii. We have enough nuts on the road already.
on January 8,2013 | 07:36AM
kainalu wrote:
lol
on January 8,2013 | 07:44AM
allie wrote:
yup
on January 8,2013 | 09:38AM
iwanaknow wrote:
My son is a good son, said his mom.
on January 8,2013 | 07:24AM
Anonymous wrote:
"Bridenstine told the judge that the incident taught him to not take matters into his own hands." Gee, 'ya think?
on January 8,2013 | 07:29AM
allie wrote:
another kahuku triumph
on January 8,2013 | 09:38AM
busterb wrote:
In other words, hire a hit man.
on January 8,2013 | 01:15PM
WKAMA wrote:
Too late to say you're sorry after getting kicked off the team. Now what?
on January 8,2013 | 08:53AM
McCully wrote:
What was this player doing prior to being a 24 year old reshirt freshman? In jail?
on January 8,2013 | 09:16AM
nj24 wrote:
24 year old redshirt freshmand.. MISSION.
on January 8,2013 | 09:37AM
chryw8 wrote:
some good his mission did him.
on January 8,2013 | 10:16AM
inverse wrote:
roid' rage?
on January 8,2013 | 11:25AM
Wardog wrote:
What a punk...
on January 8,2013 | 01:21PM
false wrote:
Road Rage. A skill he learned well in Hawaii.
on January 8,2013 | 02:19PM
Wazdat wrote:
what a DUMMY...
on January 8,2013 | 04:53PM
pukahead1 wrote:
A Kahuku High grad football player ... road rage ... court hearing .... 2 Kahuku area football players attend Punahou ... Notre Dame education ... play in BCS championship Just sayin' ...
on January 8,2013 | 05:25PM
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