LSU’s Jeremy Hill had a standout freshman season, rushing for 755 yards and 12 scores on 142 attempts. The Baton Rouge native was supposed to be one of the top running backs in the SEC for 2013, but his status for the upcoming year remains in doubt.
The sophomore was involved in an off-the-field incident in April, and he pleaded guilty on Friday to simple battery. Hill was hit with two years of probation, but he is already on probation for an incident that occurred in high school in 2010.
According to NOLA.com, Hill will have a probation review on Aug. 16, and more about the sophomore’s status for 2013 could be known after that hearing.
After Friday’s sentencing, the video from Hill’s April fight was released. The short clip shows the running back punching someone in the parking lot of a bar, which is baffling considering Hill did not appear to be involved in the initial breakout of the fight.
Needless to say, coach Les Miles will probably hand out a suspension before Hill is allowed to return to the team.
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