Tennessee Titans linebacker Bud Dupree pleaded guilty to minor assault on Monday.
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The 29-year-old athlete’s actions came last January after his team won the Miami Dolphins 34-3.
According to court documents, a group of people got into a verbal altercation with an employee at a Nashville pharmacy. They then exited the establishment before returning with Dupree. The footballer grabbed the employee and his phone, which led to a physical altercation.
Dupree admitted his guilt and avoided jail time. Instead, he was sentenced to 6 months of unsupervised probation and also had to pay $418 in court costs.
This season, the University of Kentucky product will star in the second season of a five-year, $82.5 million contract. He has 17 tackles, including three quarterback sacks, in 11 games in 2021.
Dupree was selected the 22nd overall pick of the 2015 entry draft and played the first six seasons of his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers.