‘Last Chance U’ player Isaiah Wright, brother arrested on murder charge

A former college football player featured on the Netflix series “Last Chance U” was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder.

Isaiah Wright, whose wrenching story was profiled on the popular documentary series, was arrested, along with his brother Camion Patrick and two others for their alleged roles in the July 25 killing of Caleb Radford.

Radford, 18, was stabbed to death in Louisville, Tenn.

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BLOOMINGTON, IN - NOVEMBER 26: Indiana University Hoosiers Running Back Camion Patrick (6) heads to the locker room after warming up for the Big Ten Conference game between the Purdue Boilermakers and the Indiana Hoosiers on November 26, 2016, at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Allio/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 19: Camion Patrick #6 of the Indiana Hoosiers can't pull in a second half pass while being defended by Jabrill Peppers #5 of the Michigan Wolverines on November 19, 2016 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 20-10. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
BLOOMINGTON, IN - NOVEMBER 12: Indiana University Hoosiers Running Back Camion Patrick (6) catches a pass over Penn State Nittany Lions Safety Marcus Allen (2) during the Big Ten conference football game between the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Indiana Hoosiers on November 12, 2016, at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Allio/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
PISCATAWAY, NJ - NOVEMBER 05: Camion Patrick #6 of the Indiana Hoosiers makes a catch over Isaiah Wharton #11 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights for a touchdown during the second half at High Point Solutions Stadium on November 5, 2016 in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
BLOOMINGTON, IN - NOVEMBER 12: Indiana University Hoosiers Running Back Camion Patrick (6) is brought down by Penn State Nittany Lions Safety Marcus Allen (2) during the Big Ten conference football game between the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Indiana Hoosiers on November 12, 2016, at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Allio/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
PISCATAWAY, NJ - NOVEMBER 05: Indiana Hoosiers running back Camion Patrick (6) catches a touchdown pass over Rutgers Scarlet Knights defensive back Isaiah Wharton (11) during the third quarter of the NCAA BIG 10 football game between the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the Indiana Hoosiers on November 05, 2016, at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, NJ. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
PISCATAWAY, NJ - NOVEMBER 05: Camion Patrick #6 of the Indiana Hoosiers celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during the second half at High Point Solutions Stadium on November 5, 2016 in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
PISCATAWAY, NJ - NOVEMBER 05: Camion Patrick #6 of the Indiana Hoosiers makes a catch over Isaiah Wharton #11 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights for a touchdown during the second half at High Point Solutions Stadium on November 5, 2016 in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
PISCATAWAY, NJ - NOVEMBER 05: Indiana Hoosiers running back Camion Patrick (6) catches a touchdown pass over Rutgers Scarlet Knights defensive back Isaiah Wharton (11) during the third quarter of the NCAA BIG 10 football game between the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the Indiana Hoosiers on November 05, 2016, at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, NJ. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
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On the second season of the show, Wright spoke about his troubled youth. Their mother walked out on Wright and his brothers and their father was in prison. Wright grew up with a combustible temper, said he trusted no one, and often clashed with taskmaster head coach Buddy Stephens on the show. He also battled head injuries and appeared to play through concussions while at East Mississippi Community College, known as a last-chance school for players who fail out of or are kicked off big-time college teams.

One of the hardest scenes to watch in the series was when Wright was told he could not play because of injury and he went ballistic in the locker room. He wailed about how football was his life and they could not take that away from him.

Wright, 20, initially had a scholarship to play running back at Auburn. He left EMCC and went on to Division II West Georgia but wound up leaving school before this season.

He was arrested in Tennessee.

Patrick, 22, a former Tennessee recruit who also played two years at EMCC (before the Netflix series was filmed there), most recently was a member of the University of Indiana football team in 2016. After suffering a knee injury last season, he was granted a medical hardship waiver in July. He remained on scholarship, and was suspended following his arrest this week.

According to reports, two other men, Keshawn Hopewell, 21, and Itiq Green, 28, were also arrested last month in Alcoa, Tenn., in connection to Radford’s death.

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