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Sheriff: Aaron Hernandez Will ‘Talk His Way Through Everything’ In Jail

The sheriff who had former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in custody for more than 18 months said Tuesday that he’s a master manipulator and will probably do fine in prison now that he has been sentenced to life for murder. Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson said Hernandez knows how to use his charm and manipulate better than anyone he...
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Patriots react to 'tragic, sad' news of Hernandez conviction

Aaron Hernandez’s name hasn’t been mentioned very frequently in Gillette Stadium over the past 22 months. New England Patriots players have been focused on football, not their former teammate who has been sitting in jail. Patriots safety Devin McCourty and special-teams ace Matthew Slater were asked Tuesday about Hernandez, who was found guilty of first-degree murder last...
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Daily Mail Releases Troubling Aaron Hernandez Report

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was recently convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in jail without the possibility of parole. Now, according to Daily Mail, he was allegedly “hooked on ‘angel dust,’ a drug known to cause users to experience violent outbursts and paranoia” and used the drug for “at least a year before [Odin Lloyd] was...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Urban Meyer reassured Belichick about Hernandez

The New England Patriots knew that Aaron Hernandez had plenty of off-field issues before they drafted him in 2010. There’s a reason — or several — that Hernandez was a first-round talent who fell to the fourth round. So why did Bill Belichick and company take the chance? Before we answer that, it should be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sheriff: Aaron Hernandez Told Jail Guards Jury Got It Wrong

Aaron Hernandez is maintaining his innocence after the guilty verdict. One day after the former New England Patriots tight end was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Odin Lloyd, he told jail guards the jury got it wrong, Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson told the Boston Herald. “When he left the court after his sentence he still had his, according to my staff, his...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer Comments On The Aaron Hernandez Verdict

Former Florida and New England Patriots’ star Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder on Wednesday. Hernandez, 25, will – save for an appeal – spend the rest of his life in prison.  Hernandez was coached at Florida by Urban Meyer, who is now the leader of the national championship-winning Ohio State program.  Meyer, who coached Hernandez from 2007-09, commented...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Spikes ‘confused’ after Aaron Hernandez murder conviction

At least one of Aaron Hernandez’s former teammates does not seem to agree with Wednesday’s verdict. Brandon Spikes, who played with Hernandez both at the University of Florida and with the New England Patriots, took to Twitter after Hernandez was found guilty of murdering Odin Lloyd and said he is “confused.” IM CONFUSED ABOUT THE...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez convicted on first-degree murder charges

After the prosecution called 131 witnesses and presented a strong circumstantial case against Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end learned his fate on Wednesday. Hernandez was convicted of murdering former semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd in June of 2013. With the guilty verdict, Hernandez will be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez's lawyers say Hernandez witnessed murder

Both the prosecution and defense read their closing arguments in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial on Tuesday morning, and we finally got a clear picture of what the former NFL tight end’s lawyers have been working up to for months. James Sultan, one of Hernandez’s attorneys, told the jury that Hernandez witnessed the murder of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Reporter: Hernandez’s fiancée could have been a 'trophy wife'

Aaron Hernandez’s ongoing murder trial appears to have led to one of the worst newspaper columns in quite some time, written by Peter Gelzinis of The Boston Herald. In a piece published this week (but sadly, not on April Fool’s Day), Gelzinis manages to hit the jackpot of combining racially charged and misogynistic tropes with his comments about Hernandez’s fiancée, Shayanna...
Via Awful Announcing
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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