Just like rappers, athletes have a tendency to slip through the cracks and find themselves in a heap of trouble. Whenever you’re bathing in luxury, money and plush rugs, it’s easy to feel invincible. Sadly, these guys aren’t and had to find out the hard way. A lot of these men are suffering because of their reckless behaviors. Now, they’re paying the price for their sadistic acts of crime.
Check Out Some These Forgotten Athletes Rotting In Jail
Mookie Blaylock was a cerebral assassin during his playing days in the NBA. His ability to string the basketball and play stifling defense, wowed opposing players. His legacy crashed and burned when he killed a 44-year-old female in a vehicular homicide. He’s currently in jail for 15 years.
Hernandez was a highly-touted tight-end who flourished under the tutelage of Bill Belichick. Marred by legal troubles and a temperamental attitude, Hernandez quickly found himself behind bars. In 2014, he was indicted for the double homicide of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. In 2015, he was charged with first-degree murder in the Odin Lloyd case. He’s currently serving life in prison.