Posted October 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
An Alabama man has pleaded guilty to two counts of obscenity for sexually taunting an unconscious LSU fan in a Bourbon Street restaurant after the BCS national title game in January. Prosecutors said a deal reached Tuesday before the scheduled start of a trial for Brian H. Downing of Smith Station, Ala., calls for him to be sentenced to two years in jail. State District Judge Karen Herman set sentencing for Nov. 29. A video that went viral on the Internet appeared to show someone in a University of Alabama jacket performing a simulated sex act on an unconscious man at the restaurant after the Crimson Tide beat LSU for the BCS football championship on Jan. 9. Downing had pleaded not guilty in May to charges of sexual battery and obscenity. He refused to comment after the plea was entered by his attorney. The LSU fan, whose name has not been released, has sued Downing, asking damages for ''mental anguish, humiliation, embarrassment, anxiety and depression ... damage to r...
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