Hmmm. I both agree and disagree. I'm not saying that he's a bad kid or is doomed to a terrible future, but he's definitely at a crossroads and has been trending the wrong direction. Like all young people, he needs to learn the hard way that there are consequences to his actions and take some responsibility.Right, got that. And had he been under the influence again then there'd be a serious pattern developing. The infraction of speeding with a suspended license seems like a typical adolescent slip in judgement. Compound that with the DUI (that we really don't know the details of) and he should certainly face some discipline but to the extent of being kicked off the team seems excessive.
While I would stop short of kicking him off the team, I'm thinking about the CU 30 for 30 when Coach Mac talked about sitting Deon Figures down for a year. Figures got a bit emotional in admitting that "Looking back, it was the right thing." It's tough, but I think they should sit him down and let him grow up a bit.