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Former NFL Player Titus Young to Be Sentenced in Compton for Felony Battery

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Former NFL player Titus Young is expected to be sentenced Tuesday in Compton after previously pleading no contest to felony battery causing serious injury.

Titus Young, of the Detroit Lions, watches the morning drills on Aug. 1, 2011, in Allen Park, Michigan. (Credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Titus Young, of the Detroit Lions, watches the morning drills on Aug. 1, 2011, in Allen Park, Michigan. (Credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

The case stemmed from what Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials previously described as a “physical altercation” last year between the former Detroit Lions receiver and another man in the Willowbrook area.

The Detroit Free Press reported last month that the incident involved an attack on Young’s former attorney. The newspaper reported that Young’s father, Richard, has said Titus suffers from a mental condition as a result of a concussion he suffered while with the Lions.

Young, 25, of Los Angeles, was a standout at Boise State University and was drafted by the Lions in 2011. He was released by the team in 2013 after experiencing behavioral problems and being placed on injured reserve with a bad knee.

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