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Nebraska receiver Purify sentenced to probation

Updated: July 18, 2007, 7:25 PM ET
Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska football player Maurice Purify pleaded no contest to four criminal charges Wednesday as part of a deal with prosecutors. He awaits word from coach Bill Callahan about how long his suspension from the team will last.

A Lancaster County judge sentenced the standout wide receiver to a year of probation and fined him $1,250.

During that time, Purify won't be allowed to enter a bar or any other business that primarily sells alcohol, and he'll have to attend drug ...

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