O. J. Simpson

Sydney Brooke Simpson

Orenthal James “O. J.” Simpson, nicknamed The Juice, is a former American football running back, broadcaster, actor, and convicted felon. Simpson attended the University of Southern California (USC), where he played college football games for that USC Trojans. He won the Heisman Trophy in 1968. Then he played professionally from the Football (NFL) like a running back for 11 seasons, together with the Buffalo Bills from 1969 to 1977 and also the Bay area 49ers from 1978 to 1979. Simpson was the initial NFL player to rush in excess of 2,000 yards within a season, an indication he emerge 1973. While six other players have passed the 2,000-rush yard mark, he stands alone because the only player to rush in excess of 2,000 yards within a 14-game season; the NFL changed to some 16-game season in 1978. He holds the record for that single season yards-per-game average, which stands at 143.1. Simpson was awarded with a College football games Hall of Fame in 1983 and also the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985. After retiring from professional football, he work as being a football broadcaster and actor.

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In 1995, Simpson was acquitted in the 1994 murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown-Simpson and her friend, Ronald Goldman, after having a lengthy and internationally publicized criminal trial, individuals v. Simpson. In 1997, a civil court awarded a $33.5 million judgment against Simpson because of their wrongful deaths.

In September 2007, Simpson was arrested in Vegas, Nevada, and arrested for numerous felonies, including armed robbery and kidnapping. In 2008, he was convicted and sentenced to 33 years imprisonment, with a minimum of nine years without parole. He’s serving his sentence with the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada.