Let’s get this out of the way up front. Driving drunk is not funny. Each year approximately 42,000 Americans are killed by drunk drivers.
On the other hand…
This has got to be the greatest DUI story involving an athlete EVER!
According to the Grand Rapids Press, University of Michigan running back Kevin Grady was arrested for DUI in Wyoming after police found him pulling a Tony LaRussa. Grady was passed out in his vehicle. The running back was unconscious with his foot on the brake.
Grady failed a field breathalyzer test. He had a blood alcohol level of 0.28 – more than three times the legal limit.
Grady also failed a field sobriety test. SPECTACULARLY.
When asked by the arresting officer to recite the alphabet, Grady said,
“O, R, S, J, L, P.”
When the arresting officer asked Grady to name a number between 12 and 14, Grady answered,
Finally, the officer asked Grady whether Mickey Mouse is a dog or a cat. The running back responded,
Apparently a Michigan education isn’t what it used to be.