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Former A&M standout Christian Kirk arrested for disorderly conduct before National Football League draft

Former A&M standout Christian Kirk arrested for disorderly conduct before National Football League draft Former A&M standout Christian Kirk arrested for disorderly conduct before National Football League draft
Anna Jefferson | 16 May, 2018, 06:55

General view of action as wide receiver Jaron Brown #13 of the Arizona Cardinals catches a pass during the second half of the National Football League game against the New York Giants at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 24, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona.

The police report said an officer could smell alcohol on Kirk, whose eyes were bloodshot and watery.

Kirk, 21, who is from nearby Scottsdale and who played his college ball at Texas A&M, was arrested the night of February 3 outside the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament on charges of disorderly conduct and property damage. "As they were walking through a parking lot, security personnel observed them throwing rocks at cars and breaking a window of at least one of them". And while he may be looking forward to playing alongside franchise icon Larry Fitzgerald and possibly replacing him as the team's primary receiver, reports have alleged that he was involved in an incident a few months before the draft that didn't seem to bother the Cardinals too much when they picked him last month.

"Getting that call was the best feeling in the world", Kirk said earlier this month about getting drafted by the team he rooted for growing up. This was confirmed in a statement issued by the Cardinals, who said that the team had already spoken to Kirk about what allegedly happened at the Phoenix Open, and had looked "independently" into the case.

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New coach Steve Wilks has said several times that he wants players who possess the right DNA. That is what I would be interested to know, and I'm sure we won't get an answer.

Kirk caught 229 passes for 2,796 yards and 26 touchdowns in three seasons.

Kirk, a dynamic receiver and return man for the Aggies, was viewed as a potential first rounder ahead of the NFL Draft.

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