One of the lone bright spots for the NC State football team this year was the play of one Shadrach Thornton. Unfortunately, the running back is once again facing legal issues. Already having one assault charge deferred back in June, Thornton could be in very hot water with a new sexual assault charge possibly pending. No details have been released in regards to the new investigation, but when the Po-Po arrived at his College Inn apartment they found weed in his room, as well as in the common area and in J.J. Jones room. Jones, who has already announced that he is transferring, also had a bottle of Naproxen, which is basically a prescription version of Aleve. Jones, however, was not the name on the label.
Based on the weed alone, you can bet your sweet ass that Thornton’s time at NC State is finished. He will absolutely be facing those charges from back in June now, and NC State is not the kind of institution that looks kindly on its players hitting or abusing women.
I’m not going to kill either guy for smoking dope. When you are on the football team though, and getting a free education (whether you are taking advantage of it or not) you just have to know better. While Thornton’s play on the field will be missed, this type of off-field shenanigans will not be. I have zero tolerance for anyone who lays a hand on a woman, and even less if there is any form of sexual assault involved. IF he is guilty, I hope he rots down Western Boulevard for a while.