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Aqib Talib, mother issued felony warrants

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A troubling situation for Bucs cornerback Aqib Talib took a dramatic turn for the worse on Tuesday.

Felony warrants were issued Tuesday for Talib and his mother Okolo Talib on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to a statement released by the Garland, Texas police.

Okolo Talib turned herself in to police Tuesday.  Aqib Talib is expected to turn himself in later in the week.  Bond for his warrant is set at $25,000.

We were wondering if Talib would be able to keep his job with the Bucs this morning and suspect this felony warrant will help make the Bucs’ decision easier.   (Although they can’t do anything until the lockout ends.)  Now Talib has bigger issues to worry about.

Police believe Aqib Talib “attempted to physically assault and did shoot at” Shannon Billings, the boyfriend of Talib’s sister.  They also believe Okolo Talib shot at Billings.

The charges are second degree felonies and carry a range of punishment of 5 -20 years in prison.

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  1. zackd2 says: Mar 29, 2011 4:40 PM

    Glad to see he spends quality time with his mom

  2. danderoo says: Mar 29, 2011 4:41 PM

    “They also believe Okolo Talib shot at Billings, who is the sister of Talib’s sister’s.”

    Wouldn’t that make Shannon Billings Talib’s sister also? Just asking. I get sooo confused.

  3. brownsfn says: Mar 29, 2011 4:41 PM

    Typical….

  4. toad8572 says: Mar 29, 2011 4:43 PM

    Maybe he can talk to Dez about how to fix all this.

  5. JimmySmith says: Mar 29, 2011 4:44 PM

    Trade his sorry ass to the Vikings, they embrace the criminal element and they need help in their secondary. Even if he can’t play anymore, so much the better, they wouldn’t even notice it.

  6. alexxxv says: Mar 29, 2011 4:45 PM

    “They also believe Okolo Talib shot at Billings, who is the sister of Talib’s sister’s.”

    ———————————-

    Then we can all agree that … Okolo is the sister of Aqib Talib? Weird…

  7. toad8572 says: Mar 29, 2011 4:45 PM

    Reset the arrest meter!! Again!!

  8. bigd88 says: Mar 29, 2011 4:46 PM

    I wonder how much bigger this story would be if he were a Dallas Cowboy.
    I venture to say about 34.76x^2 the amount of normal comments.

  9. andrewf16 says: Mar 29, 2011 4:46 PM

    This is a LOT worse than what Plax did.

  10. duanethomas says: Mar 29, 2011 4:46 PM

    How cute…mother & son twin felony warrants. “Give me the gun mom, you missed your chance to kill him, let me shoot him”…..Lol.

  11. rich1117 says: Mar 29, 2011 4:46 PM

    Billings is the “sister of Talib’s sister”…..wouldn’t that make them sisters and does this mean he’s shooting at women?

  12. lasher1650 says: Mar 29, 2011 4:46 PM

    If the Gruden/Allen regime were still running the Bucs Talib would be in line for a contract extension today.

  13. dequan81 says: Mar 29, 2011 4:48 PM

    Um… this sounds pretty wild. Dez and Aqib are taking over PFT. PFT is becoming the TMZ of football. This sounds so… hmmm, no words.

  14. hobartbaker says: Mar 29, 2011 4:50 PM

    “She was the meanest cat in old Garland town..
    ..she was the meanest cat, she really mowed them down..
    She had no heart at all….Ma, Ma, Ma, Ma Talib..”.

  15. ctiggs says: Mar 29, 2011 4:50 PM

    its a family affair …….. lol

  16. dclogicatlast says: Mar 29, 2011 4:50 PM

    When keepin’ it real goes wrong.

  17. alreed83 says: Mar 29, 2011 4:51 PM

    Way to really solidify a nice high paying career dude. What an idiot.

  18. texline1 says: Mar 29, 2011 4:53 PM

    Idle hands and all that.

  19. granadafan says: Mar 29, 2011 4:59 PM

    Great parenting, mom!

  20. bucsballer says: Mar 29, 2011 5:01 PM

    Ughhhhhh. They needa cut him,it hurts me cause I love his playing style but we can’t have this. Idk wats happened to my team but this is arrest I think 7 on the year. We needa draft and trade or do something to get a corner. Maybe go after nnamdi??

  21. therealjimmysmith says: Mar 29, 2011 5:01 PM

    “Trade his sorry ass to the Vikings, they embrace the criminal element and they need help in their secondary. Even if he can’t play anymore, so much the better, they wouldn’t even notice it.” – The Fake Jimmy Smith

    Umm, fake Jimmy, you really want to talk about teams that embrace the criminal element when Johnny Jolly is back in prison and your DB Underwood just plead guilty to soliciting a prostitute?
    That’s pretty stupid, even for you and your retard-adjusted Wisconsin IQ

  22. hobartbaker says: Mar 29, 2011 5:03 PM

    “Attention, Special Bulletin….
    Ma Talib is the FBI’s most wanted woman
    Her picture is in every post office
    If you have information about this person
    Please call your nearest police department….

    ….She was the meanest cat in old Garland town
    ..She had no heart at all…no, no, no, heart at all..”

  23. thegonz13 says: Mar 29, 2011 5:04 PM

    I wonder if the Michael Vick Suite is available at Leavenworth…

  24. mick730 says: Mar 29, 2011 5:06 PM

    Maybe the NFL owners will consider Mama Talib one of their “partners” as well as her son.

  25. yzguy431 says: Mar 29, 2011 5:07 PM

    well this is exactly why the lockout needs to end so things like this don’t happen. not to cross into the melodramatic or anything.

  26. tuckercarlsonisthevoiceofreason says: Mar 29, 2011 5:09 PM

    JimmySmith says:
    Mar 29, 2011 4:44 PM
    Trade his sorry ass to the Vikings, they embrace the criminal element and they need help in their secondary. Even if he can’t play anymore, so much the better, they wouldn’t even notice it.
    ____________________

    I’m sorry, how many posts are there today about Packer players’ legal infractions? Get a life.

  27. brasho says: Mar 29, 2011 5:12 PM

    A family that shoots mother-fers together, stays mother-fing together!

  28. nflguru12 says: Mar 29, 2011 5:12 PM

    Talibs situation wont change much, he’ll go from shutdown, to lockout, to lockdown all since game 16.

  29. packattack1967 says: Mar 29, 2011 5:15 PM

    I’d be pissed if my name was Aqib too.

  30. thereisalwaysnextyear says: Mar 29, 2011 5:15 PM

    PFT needs to go back to an earlier post about this story and change your mistake. You said he shot the guy, not shot AT him.

  31. dkeyser says: Mar 29, 2011 5:16 PM

    Well we’re about 5 or 6 guys away from having the cast of “The Longest Yard 2″

  32. 504in860 says: Mar 29, 2011 5:16 PM

    Come on people…use your brains. Someone can be the sister of your sister without being your sister.

    Example:

    Let’s say you and your sister have different fathers, but the same mother. Your father can also have another kid with a different woman, making that kid your sibling but not the sibling of your sister.

  33. medtxpack says: Mar 29, 2011 5:30 PM

    i stand corrected, facts are out.

  34. oldhamletman says: Mar 29, 2011 5:32 PM

    Aqib got a 21 on the Wonderlic, then went in to try to explain to the Police how he didn’t commit aggravated assault with a deadly weapon…. did anyone really think this wasn’t going to result in 15 years?

    time to draft a new future felon

  35. siggy00 says: Mar 29, 2011 5:33 PM

    4-6 games Mr. Goodell.

  36. thefiesty1 says: Mar 29, 2011 5:37 PM

    Lock them up in the same cell. The family that “plays together, stays together.

  37. ilovefoolsball says: Mar 29, 2011 5:38 PM

    Just goes to show you, winning the lottery doesn’t guarantee success, or class.

  38. angrycorgi says: Mar 29, 2011 5:45 PM

    Cue the post-CBA-deal announcements in tampa:

    “Some players will not be invited to return to the team. These players, in alphabetical order, are as follows:

    Talib, Aqib

    …that is all.”

  39. jamie54 says: Mar 29, 2011 5:46 PM

    So when the NFL starts back up is Roger going to suspend him for a season, sans pay? After all, he did that to a QB who WAS NOT CHARGED WITH ANYTHING last year.

  40. egls7 says: Mar 29, 2011 5:47 PM

    What an idiot. He can easily be a top 5 corner but he doesn’t know how to behave himself off the field. I feel bad for the bucs for having to deal with this

  41. jfluke65 says: Mar 29, 2011 5:51 PM

    If the lockout lasts into Summer, we may have replacement players afterall. lol. Idiots.

  42. ilpackerbacker says: Mar 29, 2011 5:54 PM

    I got my post deleted. I must have violated the Terms of Service. The ones that don’t exist.

    Sensitive, wimpy liberals must be running this site or something, LOL.

  43. footballfan292 says: Mar 29, 2011 5:57 PM

    Longest Yard 2? Give me a break…

    How many bad character guys do the Bucs really have? A couple? Every team in this league has a couple. 1/3rd of the players have a criminal record.

  44. ajtexans says: Mar 29, 2011 6:01 PM

    Is ‘gun toting felon’ a represented class in the Brady vs. the League suit? What is this now, six or seven arrests since the union decertified? And if I’m an owner, why do I need to give these guys half of my revenue again?

    #letusplay #openthebooks #dreamon

  45. raynman49 says: Mar 29, 2011 6:03 PM

    Grown men that can’t function without a guardian from the team to set them right? The players will cave soon, because most of them are functional illiterates. Notice what’s hapenned in the last week, and at an accelerated pace? Half the league may be in jail, or dead before long. Sad!

  46. ezmoover says: Mar 29, 2011 6:23 PM

    I think I’m gonna LMAO now…

    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

  47. bcvv says: Mar 29, 2011 6:25 PM

    What is the use of owning a gun if you can’t shoot at people? lol

  48. mkepackfan says: Mar 29, 2011 6:28 PM

    The family that shoots @ people together go to prison together.

  49. 8man says: Mar 29, 2011 6:29 PM

    Here is what we are learning.

    No team has a monopoly on scumbags.

  50. 44kyle says: Mar 29, 2011 6:37 PM

    M-is for the many guns you gave me.
    O-means that she’s only shooting cold.
    T-is for the tears she shed to save me.
    H-is for the bling of purest gold.
    E-is for her eyes with hatred shining.
    R-means right and right she’ll never be.

    Put them all together, they spell MOTHER, a word that means all the world to me.

    Apologies to whoever wrote the original.

  51. calminknowledge says: Mar 29, 2011 6:56 PM

    Felony warrants were issued Tuesday for Aqib and his mother Okolo Talib on charges of aggravated assault with unnecessary foreign names.

  52. dkeyser says: Mar 29, 2011 6:57 PM

    @ footballfan292..

    I ment as in the 10 guys who have been arrested in the last 2 weeks, not just on the Bucs team

  53. beauregard says: Mar 29, 2011 7:02 PM

    I can’t imagine what Thanksgiving is like at the Talib house. You’ve got to be packing heat just to get in the front door.
    “Hey, does anyone want that last piece of pie?”
    BLAM BLAM BLAM
    “Uh…guess not….”

  54. drednot says: Mar 29, 2011 7:19 PM

    granadafan says:
    Mar 29, 2011 4:59 PM
    Great parenting, mom!
    *****************************************
    LOL…Agreed. Wonderful role model.

  55. mashoaf says: Mar 29, 2011 7:51 PM

    Didn’t this guy have red flags all over him coming out of Kansas?

  56. blizzard01 says: Mar 29, 2011 8:01 PM

    Now THIS is a classic example of a
    Tampa Cover 2, mother/son style.

    BAM- you’re roasted!

  57. w3726674356374574352734567 says: Mar 29, 2011 8:40 PM

    you should put up an arrest meter for the NHL and compare the results with the NFL arrest meter. i’m gonna guess the NFL would have more arrests in a week, then the NHL would have the entire year.

  58. KissMyHeisman says: Mar 29, 2011 8:51 PM

    What next? Eric Mangini busted trying to boost a Pistachio-Covered Cheese Log from the deli at Giant Eagle?

  59. steveack says: Mar 29, 2011 10:06 PM

    Good thing this happend in Texas, Plex is still in the can and he shot himself. If it was in NYC Aqib and mom would be looking at life.

  60. msadpoet says: Mar 29, 2011 10:41 PM

    Yet another one of someones sisters I am crossing off of the “want to date” list.

  61. obamaczarofussa says: Mar 29, 2011 11:29 PM

    Another case of ” pants on the ground, hat turned sideways “

  62. shawnc16 says: Mar 30, 2011 3:55 AM

    Can you really blame him too much when the woman who raised him thinks it’s Ok to shoot at someone?

    How the hell is he going to know better?

  63. vetdana says: Mar 30, 2011 4:41 AM

    What is this now, six or seven arrests since the union decertified? And if I’m an owner, why do I need to give these guys half of my revenue again

    If I am a FAN…why should I support these hooligans with money for psl,season tickets or regular stadium tickets ???…I WONT !!

  64. bertcampaneris says: Mar 30, 2011 8:48 AM

    Well, once the Bucs release him I’m sure he’ll find a soft landing spot with the Ravens. You’ve already got a knifer, a vehicular killer, and one (that we know of) woman beater. Surprising they haven’t had a public heat packer yet…although hey, actually, either Talib or Meriweather will fill that bill.

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