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Former Oklahoma Football Star Sentenced To 18 Years In Prison

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NORMAN, OK - NOVEMBER 25: An Oklahoma Sooners helmet on the field before the game against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma defeated West Virginia 59-31. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

A former Oklahoma football star who was implicated in multiple robberies received his prison sentence today. If he serves his full sentence, he'll be behind bars for nearly 20 years.

Parrish Lee Cobb, a former four-star recruit in the 2016 class, was sentenced to 18 years in prison today. The former Sooners' defensive back was implicated in four robberies.

The former top recruit was a starter on defense for Oklahoma. He pleaded guilty today to holding up a Baylor student at gunpoint.

The Waco Tribune has details on the sentencing:

Cobb, 20, pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated robbery in the holdup of a Baylor student at gunpoint. As part of the plea bargain, prosecutors dismissed two other armed robbery charges against Cobb, one in Waco and one in Bellmead, while another charge remains pending.

Cobb was arrested in January 2017 in the three robberies with co-defendant Ayorinde Jelani Gibson, 21, who also was sentenced to 18 years in prison last month in one of the robberies.

Cobb, a Waco, Texas native, was one of the best high school football players in the state. He initially committed to Baylor but opted out of his commitment when Art Briles was fired.

The former Oklahoma Sooner will reportedly have to serve at least 9 years in prison before being up for parole.

You can view the full details of the sentencing here.