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BYU WR Tweets He Got Suspended for Wearing Earrings

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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