August 3, 1999 |
Leaders of the city's African American community charged Monday that police mishandling of a July 24 confrontation was responsible for the fatal shooting of a former professional football player. Demetrius DuBose, 28, who played at Notre Dame and was later a linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, was shot after a struggle with two officers who had sought to handcuff him while investigating a reported burglary in Mission Beach.
January 23, 1993 |
The Pacific 10 Conference is investigating whether Jim Heckman, the son-in-law of Don James, Washington football coach, tried to persuade Demetrius DuBose, former Notre Dame star, to transfer to Washington. Such activity is an apparent violation of NCAA recruiting rules. The DuBose matter is a new facet of a wide-ranging probe of the Husky football program being conducted by the Pac-10.
September 3, 1992 |
Star linebacker Demetrius DuBose of Notre Dame received more than $1,000 in improper benefits, including a $600 loan and a $300 cash payment, from a Seattle couple with ties to the university, the NCAA said in a report made public Wednesday.
September 2, 1992 |
The NCAA has suspended star linebacker Demetrius DuBose of Notre Dame for two games because he received improper benefits from a Seattle couple with ties to the university, Notre Dame Athletic Director Dick Rosenthal announced Tuesday. Rosenthal said the university accepts the ruling, made by the NCAA eligibility staff, and will not appeal to the NCAA Eligibility Committee.
September 1, 1992 |
Lou Holtz, Notre Dame football coach, has relegated star linebacker Demetrius DuBose, facing an NCAA ruling on his eligibility, to a minor role as the Irish prepare for Saturday's season opener against Northwestern. DuBose, a senior All-American candidate, has played a limited role in Notre Dame's practices since the middle of last week and did not participate in the Irish's scrimmage Friday, school spokesman John Heisler said Monday.
August 29, 1992 |
An automobile loan with unusual terms obtained by Notre Dame linebacker Demetrius DuBose is being checked by the NCAA as part of its investigation of the Irish star, according to a source familiar with the matter. Notre Dame announced last Thursday that it had declared DuBose, a senior All-American candidate, ineligible, pending a ruling by the NCAA eligibility staff, because of unspecified NCAA rules violations.