Boise State player sentenced in bar fight case
Suspended Boise State player Jason Robinson has been ordered to
spend 180 days in jail and pay at least $29,000 in restitution for
breaking another man’s jaw during a fight at a downtown bar.
Robinson pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery Tuesday in a plea
agreement. The judge suspended 160 days of the sentence, but also
placed Robinson on probation for two years and ordered 200 hours of
Robinson apologized for his behavior and said he’s learned a
lesson. He was initally charged with a felony, but a felony
conviction would have ended his eligibility for his athletic
The 21-year-old safety was suspended in March by coach Chris
Petersen and didn’t participate in spring drills. Last season, he
made 26 tackles playing mostly on special teams.