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Man who tried to extort from ex-NFL player Wells gets prison

AKRON, Ohio (AP) A man convicted of trying to extort money from former Ohio State University and NFL player Christopher ''Beanie'' Wells has been sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison. Twenty-eight-year-old Franklin Conley was sentenced Monday and convicted of extortion-related charges earlier this year. A message left with Conley's attorney wasn't immediately returned Tuesday...
Via Associated Press
November 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Man gets house arrest for trying to extort ex-football star

AKRON, Ohio (AP) A quadriplegic man who admitted to trying to extort money from former Ohio State star and NFL player Christopher ''Beanie'' Wells has been sentenced to a year of house arrest after a judge concluded that imprisoning the defendant would be too costly for taxpayers. Cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/2bDnIwH ) reports the judge on Wednesday told 29-year-old Patrick Griffin...
Via Associated Press
August 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Man found guilty of extorting money from ex-football star

AKRON, Ohio (AP) An Ohio jury has found a 28-year-old man guilty of trying to extort money from former Ohio State star and NFL player Christopher ''Beanie'' Wells in a botched drug deal. Cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/1tsXLc2 ) reports jurors in Akron on Monday convicted Franklin Conley, who had denied prosecutors' claims that he tried to extort $65,000 from the former Arizona Cardinals...
Via Associated Press
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-football star Wells testifies against extortion suspect

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Former Ohio State star and NFL player Christopher ''Beanie'' Wells has testified against a man suspected of trying to extort at least $65,000 from him over a botched drug deal. Cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/1U8JtFN ) reports the 27-year-old Wells testified Wednesday at Franklin Conley's federal trial, denying Conley's allegations that Wells was tied up in drug...
Via Associated Press
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Beanie Wells named as victim in federal extortion case

Former Arizona Cardinals running back Chris “Beanie” Wells was named as a victim in a federal extortion case after his life was threatened following a drug deal gone wrong according to a court document filed on Friday, reports Eric Heisig of Cleveland.com. Court filings said two men, Franklin Conley and Patrick Griffin, tried to extort between $65,000 and $175,000 from the now...
Via The Comeback
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Beanie Wells victim of attempted extortion from drug deal gone wrong

Former Arizona Cardinals running back Beanie Wells has been named as the victim in an extortion case, according to a report. Two men are accused in a federal case of attempting to extort Wells in an attempt to recoup money from a drug deal gone wrong. The men were allegedly put into touch with a Mexican drug dealer through Wells’ brother. The men, Franklin Conley and Patrick...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: RBs taken in the first round of NFL Draft since 2000

44 running backs have been selected in the first round of the NFL Draft since 2000. How many can you name?
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Campus Insiders: Beanie Wells talks Recruiting Trail

One was a five-star running back who had his choice of top programs while the other was less heralded and took the first offer he received. Ohio State insider Beanie Wells and Illinois insider J Leman tell Campus Insiders’ Shae Peppler what it was like to be recruited. The post Campus Insiders: Beanie Wells talks Recruiting Trail appeared first on The Buckeye Battle Cry: Ohio...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Campus Insiders: Beanie Wells On The Ducks

Buckeye legend and stiff-arm master Chris Wells has joined the team at Campus Insiders to preview the National Championship Game: And, even though Oregon’s only real tradition seems to be “let’s do something new”, the CI staff try to assess who’s got the best traditions heading into Monday’s game.
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Campus Insiders: OSU/MSU- Repeat or Revenge?

Bonnie Bernstein, Beanie Wells, and the team from Campus Insiders give us a look at this year’s most awaited B1G matchup:
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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