Ex-KU football player sentenced in armed robbery

10/17/2013 11:03 AM

10/17/2013 11:05 AM

Former Kansas football player Jeremiah Edwards was sentenced to three years of probation for his part in a home invasion robbery in Lawrence.

Edwards, of Garland, Texas, was sentenced Wednesday. He was arrested in May along with former Kansas football players Chris Martin and Chris Omigie, and his brother, Joshua Edwards.

Jeremiah Edwards never played for Kansas after being red-shirted for a heart condition in 2010. He kept his scholarship and will graduate in May.

If Edwards violates probation, he would face up to 32 months in prison. He was also ordered to stay away from Martin

Omige will be in court later this month and Martin is scheduled to appear in November. Joshua Edwards was sentenced in August to two years' probation.

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