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Dan Lawlor Arrested for DUI

Penn State isn't going down without a fight (pun intended) in the Fulmer Cup. Fight On State is reporting that redshirt junior backup fullback Dan Lawlor was arrested for DUI on April 28.

The station said court records indicate that Lawlor was pulled over by officers who witnessed him making an illegal right-hand turn from West Beaver Avenue to South Allen Street. The records say Lawlor turned while the light was red, which is not permitted at that intersection.
The records said the arresting officer detected alcohol on Lawlor's breath and he had bloodshot eyes and a flushed face. Lawlor told officers that he had four or five beers and he had sipped some Crown Royal and Coke earlier in the evening, according to the records.

Lawlor was taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center where a blood-alcohol test was performed. His blood-alcohol concentration was 0.126. The legal limit in Pennsylvania is 0.080.

This is unfortunate for Lawlor, but not a huge hit to the team. Penn State doesn't use the fullback position much anymore, and Lawlor was most likely going to back up Matt Hahn this season anyway. The good news for him is he is the second string fullback on a team with only two fullbacks on the roster, so Paterno can't drop him any further in the depth chart than he already is.

The bad news for Lawlor is that Paterno must now seek alternate punishment. He's already going to be cleaning Beaver Stadium with his teammates as a result of the Fight Club incident. I imagine Lawlor won't get the cushy job of picking up plastic cups in the stands. He'll probably be given a tooth brush and asked to scrub the urinals.