Run­ning back from ‘Last Chance U’ charged with mur­der


Isa­iah Wright, one of the fea­tured play­ers in the first two sea­sons of the Net­flix doc­u­men­tary se­ries “Last Chance U,” was ar­rested in Ten­nessee and charged with crim­i­nal homi­cide on Wed­nes­day.

Wright was a run­ning back at East Mis­sis­sippi Com­mu­nity Col­lege who was fea­tured in both sea­sons of the se­ries.

Ac­cord­ing to the Knoxville News-Sen­tinel, Wright and his older brother Camion D. Pa­trick were both ar­rested and charged in the July 25 stab­bing death of 18-year-old Caleb Thomas Rad­ford.

Pa­trick, who also ap­peared on the Net­flix show and pre­vi­ously played at EMCC, was sus­pended by the In­di­ana foot­ball team af­ter he was ar­rested in Bloom­ing­ton. Pa­trick is a se­nior at IU.

Wright and Pa­trick are two of four who were ar­rested in the slay­ing of Rad­ford. In Au­gust, po­lice said they had ar­rested two men and charged them with crim­i­nal homi­cide.

Wright left EMCC and en­rolled at West Georgia but af­ter be­ing ruled aca­dem­i­cally in­el­i­gi­ble, left the school.

Pa­trick had knee and shoul­der in­juries at In­di­ana and also missed the 2015 sea­son be­cause he was aca­dem­i­cally in­el­i­gi­ble. In­di­ana granted Pa­trick a med­i­cal hard­ship be­fore this sea­son end­ing his col­le­giate ca­reer.

Miami will re­sume prac­tice next week in Or­lando

When No. 17 Miami goes back to work next week, the Hur­ri­canes will be hit­ting the road.

The Hur­ri­canes an­nounced Thurs­day that they will be prac­tic­ing in Or­lando when the team re­con­venes from a nearly two-week break caused by Hur­ri­cane Irma and its im­pact on the Miami area.

The Hur­ri­canes play host to Toledo on Sept. 23, and are ex­pected to be in Or­lando for the bulk of the week lead­ing up to that game. Miami has not prac­ticed since Sept. 5 be­cause of the storm.

Miami’s game at Arkansas State was can­celed, and its game at Florida State was resched­uled to Oct. 7 be­cause of the storm.

Un­der­grad­u­ate classes at Miami will not re­sume un­til Sept. 25 be­cause of storm dam­age on cam­pus and other is­sues.

Michi­gan’s Ama­zon show will give fans be­hind-the-scenes look

Ama­zon an­nounced plans Tues­day for a new un­scripted se­ries that will chron­i­cle Michi­gan’s 2017 foot­ball sea­son. The un­ti­tled project will be pro­duced by BTN Orig­i­nals, The Mon­tag Group and Jim Jor­den Pro­duc­tions.

The se­ries is set to be re­leased in Jan­uary. No air date has been an­nounced at this time, but the se­ries ap­pears to be sim­i­lar in con­cept to HBO’s pop­u­lar NFL show “Hard Knocks.”

“The cam­eras will fol­low Coach (Jim) Har­baugh, his as­sis­tant coaches, the stu­dent ath­letes and their sup­port sys­tem on and off the field, giv­ing view­ers an inside look at the team, game, prac­tice, life in Ann Ar­bor, and ev­ery­thing in be­tween,” ac­cord­ing to a re­leased state­ment.

Ama­zon were in Rome to film the team’s trip to Italy and have been with the team since the be­gin­ning of fall camp.

“We are proud to col­lab­o­rate with Ama­zon Prime Video in doc­u­ment­ing our Univer­sity of Michi­gan stu­dent-ath­letes’ daily ex­pe­ri­ences and the life­long lessons learned both on the foot­ball field and in the class­room,” Har­baugh said in a re­leased state­ment. “We wel­come judg­ment! We em­brace this op­por­tu­nity to showcase our 2017 Univer­sity of Michi­gan foot­ball team to a vast au­di­ence around the world.”

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