Justin Blackmon No-Shows at Card Show, Charged with DUI

Justin Blackmon No-Shows at Card Show, Charged with DUI

2012 Bowman Football Autographs Justin Blackmon 214x300 ImageJustin Blackmon isn't making a great first impression with collectors. Scheduled to appear at the TriStar show in Houston over the weekend, he was a last-second cancellation for both Saturday and Sunday. Early Sunday, the Jaguars' first pick in the 2012 draft was charged with aggravated DUI in Oklahoma.

When Blackmon cancelled on Saturday, TriStar officials were told that the receiver was sick. Collectors were refunded and TriStar issued an apology.

Blackmon was pulled over around 3 AM Sunday morning where he blew a .24 blood alcohol level in a breathalyzer test, roughly three times the legal limit. The aggravated DUI charge stems from Blackmon registering a blood alcohol level higher than .15. He was originally pulled over for speeding.

This is Blackmon's second DUI charge. He was arrested in Dallas back in 2010.

After posting a $1,000 bond Sunday afternoon, the receiver was released from jail.

The first officially licensed Justin Blackmon cards were released last week in 2012 Bowman Football. He has several rookies in the product. The top sellers thus far on eBay have been a pair of Red Ink parallels of his rookie card that sold for $265 and $220. His regular 2012 Bowman Football autographed parallels have been trading for around $50.

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2012 Topps Valor Justin Blackmon Auto RC Rookie Serial # 08 25
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2012 BOWMAN STERLING JUSTIN BLACKMON WR JUMBO PLAYER WORN RELIC JAGUARS
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Justin Blackmon 2012 Panini Black Onyx 3 CLR Patch RC 01 10 Rookie Ebay 1 1!!!
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Justin Blackmon Oklahoma State Cowboys Sublimated 10.5'' x 13'' Plaque
$29.95
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2012 LEAF ULTIMATE DRAFT JUSTIN BLACKMON AUTO 2 CARD LOT
$49.99
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2012 Exquisite JUSTIN BLACKMON Autograph #11 75 Rookie Endorsements Auto RC
$34.95
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2013 Panini Black JUSTIN BLACKMON Autograph #261 349 Rookie Patch Auto RC
$34.95
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Justin Blackmon Panini Select Gold Prizm #5 10
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Ryan's collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection. Ryan can be found on Twitter @tradercracks and Google+.

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  1. If he keeps this up, articles involving him will be written by Paul, not Ryan :)

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