defensive back for the Gators was killed early Friday

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  1. paducahmichael

    paducahmichael Tiger Band Class of '73

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    Link: http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=3060414

    Sad news. A real shame to see two young people die.:eek:ldskule:
     
  2. PGTiger

    PGTiger Founding Member

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    Just awful. My prayers go out to their families.


    But, what I do not understand is why do people continue to not wear helmets after all the people who have been killed? Takes an extra 15 seconds, which in the end could save your life.
     
  3. MobileBengal

    MobileBengal Founding Member

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    I cant understand why it isnt the law in Florida. Because of the weather, there are more bikers, per capita, in Florida than almost any other state. It just doesnt make sense to continue to watch people die because they arent forced to wear a helmet. The fact that he took someone else with him is even more disturbing.
     
  4. destrehan

    destrehan Founding Member

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  5. Fishhead

    Fishhead Founding Member

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    Unless it very recently changed...it isn't a law in LA either. I agree though, it's crazy to ride without one, IMHO. To me, it's more important by far than putting on a seatbelt in a car...and I think that's important, too.
     
  6. LSUgirlinTx

    LSUgirlinTx Is it game time yet?

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    I think Blanco changed the law early in her office.

    Big prayers sent to the family and team members of player and his friend.
     
  7. Nutriaitch

    Nutriaitch Fear the Buoy

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    I don't think there should be a law. The state shouldn't have to tell you not to do something dumb.
     
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  8. Fishhead

    Fishhead Founding Member

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    Possibly. I know it was under Foster that the no helmet law was implemented.
     
  9. khounba

    khounba Founding Member

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    It was changed when Foster left.
     
  10. Fishhead

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    Gotcha. I liked Mike, but I'm glad it was changed. It was HIM that wanted that law anyway...he likes to ride sans a hardhat.
     

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