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Weeden Hopes Blackmon Learns From Second DUI Arrest

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The teammate of Oklahoma State receiver Justin Blackmon, who was arrested over the weekend on charges of driving under the influence, says he hopes his friend made a poor choice, but hopes he learns from it.

Former OSU quarterback Brandon Weeden, now with the Cleveland Browns, told CBSSports.com's Marty Gitlin quote "I feel bad for him. He's such a good dude. He obviously made a poor choice, but hopefully he'll learn from it."

According to an affidavit, Blackmon was arrested at about 3 a.m. Sunday morning when an officer pulled over his car after noticing him speeding 60 in a 35 mile per hour zone and traveling left of center.

The affidavit says Blackmon had an odor of alcohol when the officer approached the driver's side window and that he had slurred speech.

The officer's report indicates Blackmon admitted to having consumed alcohol and was unsteady on his feet. A breathalyzer reading taken about 45 minutes after his arrest showed his blood alcohol content was 0.26 -- more than three times the legal limit.

Blackmon was charged Monday with aggravated DUI, a crime punishable by up to one year in prison and/or a fine of one-thousand dollars.

It's the second DUI arrest for Blackmon, who was also arrested in 2010 in Texas. He was suspended for one game for that incident.

Blackmon was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars with the third overall pick in April's NFL Draft.