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UNC football player charged with assault

Posted September 23, 2012
Updated September 24, 2012

— A freshman football player at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was arrested early Sunday after police say he got into a fight with two other men, knocking out one man's teeth and giving the other man a black eye.

Nicholas Apostolos Weiler, 18, was charged with simple assault; felony assault inflicting injury; resisting, delaying or obstructing a police officer; possession of a fictitious ID; and underage possession of alcohol.

The fight broke out in a parking lot of East Rosemary Street, and Weiler was arrested around 3:30 a.m.

Authorities at the Orange County jail said Weiler posted bond and was released Sunday after spending about two hours in jail. His first court appearance is scheduled for Monday afternoon.

The university's athletics website lists Weiler as a punter/kicker. 

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  • K Hitler Sep 24, 1:58 p.m.

    Just for TODD NELSON; STAFF WRITER, N&O: It would be comical if someone would accost all you N&O liberals after investing in a few "black talons."

    Now, for the majority of the NC State garbage continuum. Give the guy a break. The situation could have ended up as a few years ago. K-Mart could not keep men's underwear "in stock" due to the fact that the NC State basketball team reverted to their true character---stealing. Upon State's entry at Cameron, they were "showered" with men's underwear. In order to be correct, the students should have hurled Missy (age 3 or 4) panties to these perverted shirt lifters, poofs and whiz zealots.

    Talk it over with "Brick", your football coach. His personality resembles a stained, used Wilbert Vault. He may not munch one, but probably would hold one in his mouth until a herty-gerty could be summoned.

    Koach "K" Hitler

  • kmor2012 Sep 24, 8:53 a.m.

    just another week at Cheater Hill

  • jsnarron Sep 24, 7:36 a.m.

    Wish we could see aggression like this on the field. Legal hitting of course!!

  • GunnyGoesArrrgh Sep 24, 6:32 a.m.

    Well, he's been suspended from the team. Glad Fedora isn't tolerating this type of behavior. I trust Fedora to have all the facts before making the decision to suspend the guy.

  • Zillardd Sep 24, 12:16 a.m.

    There is a proud tradition of beatings by football players on or near Rosemary St. Just in the good ol' days they seemed to evaporate into the ether.

    - July of 2000, Julius Peppers was arrested for assaulting a fellow UNC student near Franklin Street.
    -----------------------------------------------
    - March 16, 1998, The News & Observer
    Football players' trial set

    By TODD NELSON; STAFF WRITER

    CHAPEL HILL -- Seven North Carolina football players accustomed to teaming up on the gridiron
    are due in court today on charges of ganging up on a fellow student in a brawl outside a Chapel Hill
    bar.

    The case, scheduled for trial in Orange County District Court, may finally clear up what happened
    in the melee at 2:30 a.m. Dec. 5 outside Gotham, an East Franklin Street club. ------------------------------------

  • BenFranklin Sep 23, 9:12 p.m.

    He looks like "Wolverine" at first glance. That's reason enough to NOT get in his way. LOL

  • heelsforever Sep 23, 9:01 p.m.

    My Daddy used to say..."Nothing good comes from strong drink and late night hours." I... View More

    — Posted by FAN72

    Your Daddy was a smart man. As I've told my kids, there is nothing good that happens in a bar... View More

    — Posted by Dr. Feelgood

    Think he is a walkon like most kickers.

  • heelsforever Sep 23, 8:59 p.m.

    That's one badazz kicker beating up two dudes. Seriously though, Coach Fedora punish him hard and let him know this is his only chance; there will not be a second.

  • 1969inyourface Sep 23, 8:44 p.m.

    Glad to see he got his moneys worh by knockong out some teeth. Also glad to see the losers have something to keep them busy. GO HEELS!!

  • Dreamchaser Sep 23, 7:36 p.m.

    Sometimes its best to just walk/run from a situation...

    — Posted by mac240

    I agree to a degree. I always told my kids to walk away from a fight any time that it was possible, but never let me catch you running away from one.

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