Former Florida Gators DB Deiondre Porter has been sentenced to six years in prison for armed robbery after pleading guilty to a charge in Jacksonville.
Porter who is 20 was arrested last April in connection to a robbery of a T-mobile store in Jacksonville along with two other men according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
The Tampa Bay Times has more:
Porter signed with UF in 2014 as a cornerback and redshirted that season. He played on special teams in 2015 before he was arrested that October after being accused of firing a handgun near his then-pregnant girlfriend in Gainesville. That case remains open. He also faces felony charges of armed robbery and kidnapping to commit or facilitate commission of a felony, according to Alachua County records. The next court date is scheduled for April 13.
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Before signing with the Gators, Porter was a star QB with Jefferson High Cchool in Hillsborough County.