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Former Syracuse Football Player Naesean Howard Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

Naesean Howard was sentenced after stabbing two of his teammates in April of 2016.

Nearly a year after police arrested Naesean Howard for stabbing his former teammates the former Syracuse football player received his sentence. Howard stabbed former teammates Chauncey Scissum and Corey Winfield last April, and now is set to serve 10 years.

Howard pled guilty to stabbing Scissum and Winfield in late January of 2017.

According to The Daily Orange, Howard pled guilty to one count of first-degree assault, one count of second-degree assault and one count of criminal possession of a weapon.

Scissum and Winfield each returned for the 2016 season, but neither one is expected to return to Syracuse for the 2017 season. Both also announced their intent to transfer at the end of the year. Winfield announced his plans to join West Virginia for his final season. Scissum has not yet made an announcement on his plans for next season.

[The Daily Orange]