Former Syracuse player sentenced to 10 years in stabbing
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) A former Syracuse University football player has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the stabbing attack on two of his former teammates last year.
The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports (http://bit.ly/2l1DSqW ) Naesean Howard was sentenced Friday for the April 2016 attack on Chauncey Scissum and Corey Winfield at a party.
Howard was dismissed from the team in 2014.
In court, Howard said the attack wasn’t intentional and that he was going through mental stress.
Prosecutors had sought a 20-year sentence.