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kenny-miles-self-inflictedI like to think I follow college football fairly closely, but I never heard of Kenny Miles before this week.

Until last year, Miles was a running back for South Carolina. He had a rather undistinguished playing career, rushing for 1,341 yards and four touchdowns, adding one touchdown reception, in four years. He graduated in May and began working for the SC Attorney General’s office.

What makes Miles special is what he did this week – he admitted to a suicide attempt. When police originally responded to a call in November, Miles claimed the bullet wound in his arm came from a robbery attempt. When police discovered the truth, he was charged with filing a false report. He then came clean and publicly admitted the wound was self-inflicted.

Ok, so maybe he isn’t the paragon of truth here; so he didn’t discuss his suicide attempt until he was called out…

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