Ryan Leaf Sentenced To Five Years In Prison
Published By: Tariq ZidanSeptember 10, 2014
Ryan Leaf used to be an NFL Quarterback. Leaf spent his college football career at Washington State University. As a junior in college Leaf was a Heisman Trophy finalist.
Ryan Leaf was a journeyman NFL QB. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in 1998. His NFL career was spent playing with: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks.
Since his NFL career Ryan Leaf has had his share of run-ins with the law. Most recently he was sentenced to five years in prison. Apparently the 38 year old former footballer violated his probation.
Leaf was on 10 years’ probation, for “drug-related” offenses. His probation was violated when Leaf broke into a home in Montana in 2012, and he prescription medication from the home. He pled guilty and has been serving time in Montana for the crime.
The Montana burglary was a violation of his probation in Texas. On Tuesday September 9, 2014 a Texas judge sentenced Ryan Leaf to 5 years in prison for the probation violation. However the time served in Montana will be used towards the sentence.