Notre Dame QB Tommy Rees and sister both have alcohol arrest record

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Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees will held to court on May 17th, in which he’ll face four misdemeanor counts, including resisting arrest, battery and underage consumption. But he’s not the only Rees sibling who’s run afoul of the law via alcohol. His sister Meghan Rees was kicked out of the Purdue game last fall and arrested for an alcohol offense as well.

Is this is a new “record” in college football. Lots of starting quarterbacks have gotten arrested for booze-related activities, but how many have had a sister do the same? And just a few months apart at that? This is breaking new ground right? Let’s hope former South Carolina signal caller Stephen Garcia doesn’t have a sister.

Let’s review the situation:

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Notre Dame QB Tommy Rees arrested, jailed for multiple charges

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Off-the-field incidents continue to plague the Brian Kelly regime at Notre Dame. Last night brings another- this one involving the sort of starting QB Tommy Rees and a starting linebacker in Carlo Carlabrese.

Rees was jailed on a preliminary felony charge of battery on a police officer and misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest, minor consumption and public intoxication. Local law enforcement officials claim he ran from a police officer and then kneed him to the chest when confronted. Rees also allegedly registered 0.11 percent on a blood-alcohol test.

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Notre Dame QB Tommy Rees’ Sister, Meghan Rees Arrested at Purdue

During the Fighting Irish blowout of the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, Meghan Rees, The sister of Notre Dame starting quarterback Tommy Rees was arrested on charges of public intoxication and extricated from the stadium.

Apparently she got a little “too drinky” and “too fighty” for other spectators this past weekend. And given that she was in a crowd featuring both ND and Big Ten football fans, that really says something.

Get ready, she may become a college football media sensation this fall.

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