Back in April of 2012, former Nebraska Cornhuskers cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was projected to be drafted somewhere between the second to fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
But one week before the draft, he was arrested and charged with third-degree assault of an officer and resisting arrest. This subsequently killed his draft stock.
Fortunately for Dennard, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick used a seventh-round pick on Dennard. And it turned out great for the Patriots.
He played in 10 games for the Pats this past season and 35 tackles, one forced fumble and three interceptions. One of those three interceptions was returned for a touchdown.
But the court case loomed over him and now it could cost him his career possibly.
On Wednesday, a Lancaster County District Court jury found Dennard guilty of third-degree assault of an officer and resisting arrest. The assault is a felony charge while the resisting arrest is a misdemeanor.
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