O. J. Simpson

O. J. Simpson

O.J. Simpson was the first NFL running back to rush for more than 2,000 yards in a season, he won 4 NFL rushing titles, was the 1972 NFL MVP, 1968 Heisman recipient and was 1994's winner for Hall of Fame Running back that most likely Killed his Ex-wife and her Guy Friend. He is also a semi-successful actor who really likes his memorabilia. Simpson's murder trial concerning his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman garnered massive media attention and lasted 9 months. Simpson was eventually found not guilty, to much disbelief, though he was later found guilty in a civil trial and ordered to pay $33 million to Goldman's father. On October 3, 2008, Simpson was found guilty of robbery, kidnapping, coercion and conspiracy after stealing sports memorabilia in Vegas. He is expected to be released in 2017.

About O. J. Simpson

Orenthal James 'O. J.' Simpson (born July 9, 1947), nicknamed 'The Juice', is a retired American college track athlete, college and professional football player. Simpson was the first professional football player to rush for more than 2,000 yards in a season, a mark he set in 1973. While five other players have passed the 2,000 rush yard mark, he stands alone as the only player to rush for more than 2,000 yards in a fourteen-game season (professional football changed to a sixteen-game season in 1978). He holds the record for the single season yards-per-game average, which stands at 143.1 ypg. Simpson was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985. After retiring from professional football, Simpson had a successful career as a football broadcaster and actor. In 1995, he was acquitted of the 1994 murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman after a lengthy, internationally publicized criminal trial the People v. Simpson.

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