Recently signed Baltimore Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain just doesn’t seem to get it. After being given a brilliant opportunity to resurrect his career with the defending Super Bowl champions, McClain went out and got arrested, yet again, on Sunday evening. It is the third time since 2011 that McClain has been arrested in his home town of Decatur, Alabama.
According to WHNT News 19, McClain was arrested and charged for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
Eyewitnesses at the scene told WHNT News 19 that police officers had ordered McClain and several other people to leave the park after a large crowd had gathered there. McClain allegedly refused to do so, and began cursing at the officers. Authorities said McClain was eventually handcuffed and taken to the city jail before bonding out a short time later.
McClain was also arrested in Decatur in January when he was pulled over for a window tint violation. Police said McClain gave the traffic officers a false name in that incident. The former Alabama linebacker was also arrested by Decatur police in 2011 on assault and menacing charges. He was later convicted.
It will be interesting to see how the Ravens handle this situation.
They were hoping that the new team would provide McClain an opportunity to clean up his act, but he quickly showed us all that he just can’t stay in trouble. If the Ravens decide to part ways with McClain before ever giving him a chance on the field, he may struggle to find another opportunity in the league.