Tulsa player accused of embezzlement pleads guilty
NCAA all-purpose yardage record-holder Damaris Johnson has
pleaded guilty to felony embezzlement and received a one-year
Tulsa County Assistant District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler said
Johnson was given the sentence Wednesday and was ordered to pay a
$500 fine and perform 80 hours of community service.
Prosecutors said Johnson’s girlfriend charged him less than $14
for $2,610 worth of merchandise at the Tulsa department store where
Tulsa coach Bill Blankenship suspended Johnson indefinitely in
Johnson is also the NCAA’s career record-holder with 3,417
kickoff return yards. Last season, he had 872 yards receiving, 560
rushing, 904 yards on kickoff returns and scored 13 touchdowns.