Turbo-tackle Marcus Thomas and his attendant Scoop (his nickname for his belly) have allegedly been suspended five games for...something. Reckless speculation to follow.
*** Stranko's speculation update: The sports radio circuit is reporting that it was a second marijuana test that got him. Thomas is saying that the positive result came from the same usage and is appealing... stay tuned***
The feeble pass rush Florida displayed against Southern Miss had much to do with Thomas' absence: he's a blocking nightmare, and well-conditioned enough to give offensive guards four quarters of hell. If the University responded this swiftly, whatever he did falls squarely into the category of "Silica-Eating Gel Dumb."
Five games? Yes, that variety of stupid.