Lawrence Phillips

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Birthday
12, 1975
Birthplace
Arkansas
Death Date
Jan 13, 2016 (40)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
12, 1975
Birthplace
Arkansas
Death Date
Jan 13, 2016 (40)

About

Running back who played in the NFL, AFL, CFL, and NFL Europe from 1996 to 2003. He began a 25-year prison sentence in 2009 but died in prison at the age of 40.

Before Fame

He was a dynamic and shifty back at the University of Nebraska, where he won two National Championships.

Trivia

He was selected 6th overall in the 1996 NFL draft, but he struggled on the field, had legal issues, and never lived up to his draft billing.

Family Life

In college he dated Nebraska basketball player Kate McEwen.

Associated With

He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams, who traded Jerome Bettis to make room for him.