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Fletcher looks to earn back trust

Updated: August 27, 2009, 12:29 PM ET
By Graham Watson | ESPN.com

HATTIESBURG -- It's 2 a.m., and Southern Miss coach Larry Fedora is wakened by a phone call.

His star running back, Damion Fletcher, has been arrested for firing a gunshot outside an apartment complex in mid-February. Fedora has to ask several times if it is indeed Fletcher who has been arrested.

There's no mistake: One of the leaders of his team is sitting in a jail cell, head in hands, waiting for -- and fearing -- his release.

Fletcher's not afraid of what his parents ...

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