Without a doubt, Ahmad Brooks is one of the best players to ever come out of Northern Virginia. However, he was only there after he was kicked off Virginia’s football team after running into off-the-field issues.
Now with the San Francisco 49ers, the linebacker is once again in hot water with the authorities, this time for allegedly striking a teammate in the face with a beer bottle. Brooks then apparently punched that Niners teammate in the face in front of two other San Francisco players – and all over a set of car keys.
From the Mercury-News:
The controversy stems from a June 8 incident in which Brooks allegedly struck 49ers nose tackle Lamar Divens three times in the head with a beer bottle and then punched him in the face during an argument over car keys outside Brooks’ house in San Jose. The alleged attack left Divens bloodied and requiring three stitches, according to court documents.
The alleged attack was also witnessed by two other unidentified team members, one of whom gave a recorded statement to police.
Brooks also got himself into trouble in Cincinnati. He allegedly punched a woman while a member of the Bengals. However, he had seemed to have finally gotten his act together, and he was rewarded for his elite play with a six-year, $44 million contract with the 49ers in 2012.
We can only imagine how coach Jim Harbaugh is feeling about Brooks’ latest incident.
[H/T: Big Lead Sports]