Notre Dame wide receiver Will Mahone has played in just two games since joining the Irish program as a freshman back in 2012. If what’s being reported by the South Bend Tribune turns out to be true, it’ll probably be his only two in an ND uniform.
Mahone was arrested Sunday night in Ohio on a number of charges, including assault of a police officer, intimidation of a public servant, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Mahone, who bystanders said was “highly intoxicated”, was reportedly head-butting and punching vehicles and trying to fight people. From the South Bend Tribune:
Police say an officer advised Mahone to calm down and get on the ground, to which Mahone responded with, “(Expletive), white boy.” Police say an officer then took Mahone to the ground, but he repeatedly resisted arrest.
Once Mahone finally was able to be handcuffed, police claim, he responded, “(Expletive), you white piece of (expletive). Takes these cuffs off and I’ll kill you. I’ll (expletive) kill you.” …
When Mahone was told he was being transported to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Austintown to have a laceration on his left eye examined, Mahone allegedly responded, “Good, get me out of these cuffs and I’ll kill you and all them bitches there.”
As the behavior escalated, the officer rerouted to Mahoning County Justice Center for incarceration. Mahone is accused of then stating to the officer, ‘Bro, when I get out, I got a Glock 9 for your (expletive),” referring to a handgun.
Mahone, as you’d imagine, has already been suspended by head coach Brian Kelly. If Mahone is found guilty of any of the five charges brought against him, it’s hard to see him continuing his career in South Bend.