BYU WR Tweets He Got Suspended for Wearing Earrings

BYU wide receiver Devon Blackmon has allegedly been suspended for the team's first game for wearing earrings. 

"Rules are rules … Abide by them or suffer the consequences … Looking forward to the Texas game," Blackmon reportedly Tweeted on Tuesday, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. 

When a reporter asked him about the suspension, Blackmon, who has since deleted his Twitter account, replied, "yea, We have team standards, and there's consequences if you don't follow them, I shouldn't wear earrings But I'll bounce back."

According to CBS Sports, "the BYU honor code prohibits -- among many, many other things -- male students from having their ears or any other part of their body pierced."

Blackmon "is a former Oregon signee who transferred to BYU after a single season at Riverside City College."



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