Jeffery Simmons, the five-star Mississippi State recruit that was shown beating a woman on a video recording, had his day in court Tuesday. Simmons was found guilty of malicious mischief, pleaded no contest to the charge of simple assault, and had a charge of disturbing the peace dropped.
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen wanted to talk about family at SEC Media Days yesterday, particularly when questions turned to five-star recruit Jeffrey Simmons. The freshman defensive end was hit with a one-game suspension in June, after video of him beating a woman emerged online.
So much ink has been spilled in the last 24 hours over Cam Newton, yet so little has actually happened, that we felt obligated to break it all down. Here's hoping this doesn't become a daily feature.