Minnesota Vikings first-round draft choose Jordan Addison instructed the state trooper who clocked him going 140mph in a 55mph zone final week that he was dashing due to an emergency involving his canine.
The Related Press has obtained an up to date copy of the quotation issued to Addison and filed with the St Paul metropolis lawyer.
The Minnesota State Patrol stated Addison was pulled over with out resistance in a Lamborghini Urus at 3.07am on Thursday. In accordance with the quotation, Addison “acknowledged his canine was having an emergency at his residence and that was the rationale for his velocity.”
In a public apology a day later, Addison stated he made a mistake and had used poor judgment. “I acknowledge and personal that,” he stated. “I’m going to study from this and never repeat the conduct. I’m actually sorry.” He didn’t point out a canine in his apology.
Addison was chosen out of Southern California with the twenty third general choose on this yr’s draft, following the cost-cutting transfer to launch veteran vast receiver Adam Thielen.
He gained the 2021 Biletnikoff Award for the nation’s prime vast receiver at Pittsburgh, then transferred to USC for his last faculty season. He had 59 catches for 875 yards and eight touchdowns in 2022 for the Trojans. In two years with the Panthers, Addison had 2,259 receiving yards.