9:08 pm by AJC Sports
Alabama football fan Brian Downing was sentenced to two years in a prison on Thursday.
Downing, 33, put his private parts on a drunken LSU fan after last year s national championship game in front of a crowd of spectators at a Krystal Burger fast-food chain. The whole event was caught on video.
Downing had pled guilty last month to two obscenity counts last month, avoiding the original charge of sexual battery and a possible 10-year sentence and registration as a sex offender, according to Nola.com.
The sentencing judge had some stern words for Downing, calling him a bully on Thursday. You chose, wisely to enter into this plea bargain. The actions that you took on Jan. 9 of this year were morally reprehensible, there s no way around it, said the judge, Karen Herman, reported Nola.com
ESPN The Magazine wrote a 7,000-word story on Downing and his victim that you can read by CLICKING HERE with the warning that the story contains mature subject matter and language.
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