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Marcus Vick arrested for DUI, eluding in Va

Marcus Vick arrested for DUI, eluding in Va Marcus Vick, brother of infamous Falcon Michael Vick, is definitely staying true to the family name. The ex-Dolphin was arrested early today and has been charged with driving under the influence and eluding police. According to the police, Markus Vick was approached by a police on a bicycle in the early hours on Friday, after the cop spotted the former Virginia Tech quarterback arguing with a woman in a car. When the officer approached the vehicle and asked for ID, Marcus Vick allegedly took off, but was pulled over minutes later. After failing a sobriety test, the younger Vick was charged with DUI, eluding police (misdemeanor), reckless driving and driving on a suspended license. The woman in Vick's car, Delicia Cordon of Miami, Fla, was charged with public intoxication.

 The pr football career of Marcus Vick is far less glamorous than his brother Vick. Marcus was a quarterback for the VA Tech and joined the Miami Dolphins in 2006 as free agent, after Virginia Tech announced his permanent dismissal from its football program "due to a cumulative effect of legal infractions and unsportsmanlike play". While playing with the Hokies, Marcus Vick managed to pile up nine traffic offenses, as well as convictions for possession of marijuana and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Marcus Vick is currently a free agent, after being dropped by the Dolphins last year.

  Published on 06/13/2008

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