Discussion

Phillips faces up to 25 years in prison

Updated: August 12, 2009, 11:41 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

SAN DIEGO -- Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips was convicted of assault and other felony charges Tuesday in San Diego.

A Superior Court jury took less than a day to find Phillips guilty of seven counts, including assault with great bodily injury; false imprisonment; making a criminal threat; and auto theft. He had been accused of choking his girlfriend on two occasions in August 2005, once into unconsciousness.

He faces up to 25 years in prison when he is sentenced Sept. ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE NFL HEADLINES