Life after the NFL has apparently not been kind to Marion Barber.
The former Dallas Cowboys star, who last played for the Chicago Bears in 2011, was detained and taken in for a mental health evaluation in June.
According to TMZ, the reason why Barber was taken in stemmed from an incident in Mansfield, Texas, in which he entered a church with a loaded gun.
TMZ’s report states...
Remember Marion Barber? Sure you do, he was that mediocre running back who had a couple of decent seasons on some mediocre Dallas Cowboys teams a few years ago. But from this point forward, feel free to remember him as the guy who flashed a loaded gun in church. Barber was arrested back in June […]
Still no exact word on why it was necessary to have this many police to talk to Marion Barber. It was obviously a serious situation, but thankfully it appears nothing bad happened to Barber.
Five marked police cars responded to the scene where former NFL star Marion Barber was arrested Sunday.
Witnesses tell us … when cops arrived to the scene, they spoke with Barber for roughly...
Former NFL and University of Minnesota running back Marion Barber III was taken to a Texas hospital Sunday night for mental observation, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
Barber, who was a standout for the Gophers from 2001-04, was not arrested, the report says, but was taken to the hospital in a squad car after Mansfield, Tex., police believed he needed to be hospitalized. Few...
Former Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber III was taken into custody Sunday by Mansfield police and escorted to a local hospital for mental evaluation.
Police said they received a 911 report of a man near the 700 block of Moore Road on Sunday, possible near a park. Officers interviewed the 31-year-old Barber and then took him to a nearby hospital for mental observation. Officials...
Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber has ended his silence - sort of.
Barber's two late mistakes were crucial in the team's overtime loss to Denver on Sunday. He didn't talk to reporters after the game.
Barber spoke with the team's website and a local radio reporter Thursday and sidestepped his two gaffes in the 13-10 loss. Barber ran out of bounds to stop the...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2011