Coaching Perry Patterson will drive even the most educated man to drink.
Donnie Webb, crack staff writer for the indomitable Syracuse Post-Standard, reports in his blog this afternoon that new Orange offensive coordinator Brian White got pinched Saturday night by Town of DeWitt police:
Brian WhiteNews Channel 9, Syracuse's local ABC affiliate, has a little bit more on the White's early evening excursion:
Offensive coordinator Brian White of the Syracuse University football team was ticketed for driving while intoxicated Saturday night by Town of DeWitt police. White, 41, of Manlius, was issued a ticket on Woodchuck Hill Road at 9:30 p.m., according to a Town of DeWitt spokesperson.
Syracuse athletics director Daryl Gross and head football coach Greg Robinson each issued statements through the office of athletic communication.
“We take this situation very seriously and are taking appropriate action to address the matter,” Gross said.
“Coaches and student-athletes are held accountable for their actions," Robinson said. "We all understand that there are consequences for the choices that we make.”
Syracuse/DeWitt (WSYR-TV) - Syracuse University Football’s Offensive Coordinator Brian White was arrested on Saturday night for driving while intoxicated. DeWitt Police say a citizen called 911 to report that White was driving erratically, and that the citizen used their car to block White at the corner of Woodchuck Hill Road and Jamesville Road, until police could arrive.And, finally, if you are allergic to reading (much like White is allergic to reasonable behavior), News 10 Now has you covered with some video. Further, News 10 Now is reporting that White is due to appear in DeWitt Town Court on July 7th.
DeWitt Police say once they arrived, White registered a blood alcohol level of .17, and was arrested.
This all happened around 9:30 PM on Saturday night.
To say that White's behavior is a bit out of sorts may be an historic understatement. White holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard University, a masters degree from Fordham University, and a masters of business administration in finance from the University of Notre Dame.
I guess this goes to prove that nobody is immune from singing the world's greatest tune:
There's a garden, what a garden,
Only happy faces bloom there,
And there's never any room there,
For a worry or a gloom there
Oh there's music and there's dancing,
And a lot of sweet romancing
When they play the polka
They all get in the swing
Every time they hear that oom-pa-pa,
Everybody feels so tra-la-la
They want to throw their cares away,
They all go lah-de-ah-de-ay
Then they hear a rumble on the floor, the floor,
It's the big surprise they're waiting for
And all the couples form a ring,
For miles around you'll hear them sing...
Roll out the barrel, we'll have a barrel of fun
Roll out the barrel, we've got the blues on the run
Zing boom tararrel, ring out a song of good cheer
Now's the time to roll the barrel, for the gang's all here