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College Football Arrest

2 Cops Vs. Linebacker

... Linebacker Loses

5/16/2014 6:23 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Talk about a black eye for the football program ... Western Kentucky linebacker Nick Holt is sporting a big, fat shiner this morning after allegedly taking on 2 cops at a house party Wednesday morning ... and losing. 

According to police, the 21-year-old was being drunk and rowdy at a house party when cops arrived -- and when officers asked him to leave, he went off ... threatening security guards and screaming at party guests. 

But things REALLY got bad when Bowling Green police officers tried to take Holt into custody -- because cops say he not only resisted ... but THREW HIS BACK into one of the cops, knocking the officer into some nearby shrubs. 

Another cop jumped into action and took the 6'1" linebacker to the ground face-first ... and he was eventually handcuffed. We're guessing the black eye was a result of the strong takedown. 

Holt was hauled to a nearby station where he was booked for drunk in public, resisting arrest and second-degree disorderly conduct. 

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BLUE UGLY 💩    

LOL dumbazz

67 days ago
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sr    

So its not just the blacks

67 days ago
3.

greg    

As a former Hilltopper, I am disgraced, Act better next time. You might need my brother-in-law to keep your Scholarship

67 days ago
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Vote2012    

Sounds like a future NFL player in training.

67 days ago
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CLINTON     

Hey TMZ!! Bowling Green KY is in the news again, first the Corvette museum with it's sink hole and no a football player being a stink hole!

67 days ago
6.

John    

At the station he was passed around.

66 days ago
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hf2hvit    

Good thing he's white...otherwise he'd be dead.

66 days ago
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FREEDOM    

HE IS A MAN. HE ISN'T SCREAMING RACISM!!!!!!!!

66 days ago
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FREEDOM    

HE WHITE THAT'S WHY HIS SHINER IS VISIBLE.

66 days ago
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FREEDOM    

HE CAN GO UP AGAINST TWO COPS, A BLACK MAN IS TO AFRAID.

66 days ago
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FREEDOM    

HE WILL BE A SPORTS SENSATION REGARDLESS.

66 days ago
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FREEDOM    

HE WILL JUST PAY A FINE. BIG DEAL!

66 days ago
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FREEDOM    

PRO BOWL SUPERSTAR!!!

66 days ago
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FREEDOM    

WHAT A COOL DUDE.

66 days ago
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FREEDOM    

HE IS A EDUCATED ATHLETE WITH NO FEAR.

66 days ago
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