The Seahawks lower Boykin after Shabrika Bailey alleged in March 2018 that he broke her jaw in two locations throughout an argument.
Boykin was charged with aggravated assault and tampering with a witness.
“Mr. Boykin has failed to take responsibility for any of his assaultive and criminal behavior up until this point,” Allenna Bangs, chief of the Intimate Associate Violence crew on the Tarrant County Prison District Lawyer’s Workplace, stated, in keeping with The Fort Value Star-Telegram.
“The victim in this case sustained a long-standing relationship of abuse by Mr. Boykin and, along with our office, feels his prison sentence is vindication for what she endured and the consequences he was able to avoid in the past because of his ability on the football field,” she stated.
He had been within the Tarrant County Jail in Fort Value since December after he didn’t pay a neighborhood lodge room invoice.
Boykin’s legal professional, Brian Eppes, stated he “ultimately took responsibility for his actions,” including he’ll be eligible for parole in lower than a 12 months, the Star-Telegram reported.
He was signed as an undrafted free agent and performed 5 video games with the Seahawks in 2016. He spent 2017 on the crew’s follow squad.
Boykin was additionally arrested in December 2015, for allegedly punching a police officer, two nights earlier than he was imagined to play with the Texas Christian College Horned Frogs within the 2016 Alamo Bowl. He was suspended for the sport, pleaded responsible to resisting arrest and received a 12 months’s deferred adjudication probation.
The Related Press contributed to this report.