About one year after being dismissed from the Arizona Wildcats, running back Orlando Bradford took a plea deal on Friday, resulting in 2-7.5 years of prison time.
Bradford plead guilty to two of the 15 counts he originally faced, which included 12 assault charges and three kidnapping charges. Ten of his charges were felonies, and five were misdemeanors.
The charges came from two different women. The original charges were brought by his girlfriend at the time after a dispute stemming from a Wendy’s Frosty not being consumed. Additional charges were filed the next day from a woman that claimed Bradford assaulted her multiple times over the course of nine months.
In the immediate aftermath, Rich Rodriguez now has the famous line of “We have a rule. You put your hands on a woman, you’re done. That’s it. If you did it, if you put your hands on a woman in any way, shape or form, you’re done. Next.”
Of course, Bradford’s sentencing comes on the heels of current freshman Scottie Young Jr. being arrested by UAPD on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge on Wednesday. According to a statement put out by Arizona Athletics late Thursday night, the other party involved was also charged, and they are working on gathering more information.
Bradford was taken into custody after his sentencing on Friday and also faces fines of up to $150,000 and restitution of up to $50,000 for each of the two victims according to the Daily Star’s Caitlin Schmidt.