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Video: Arizona State Rugby Player Kicks Opponent In Face, Gets Jail Time

Rugby player kicks opponent in the face.

An Arizona State rugby player accused of kicking an opponent in the face received his sentence on Tuesday. Christopher Crawford, the Arizona State player in question, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault in April.

Three months later, his punishment was handed down. Crawford will spend one day in jail.

He will also serve three years probation. Crawford, 22, was shown on video kicking his opponent in the face during a match.

Crawford alleges University of Arizona's Douglas Neary punched him during a tackle.

Video of the incident can be seen here.

Crawford was ejected from the game after receiving a red card.

Neary was knocked unconscious and had to undergo facial reconstruction surgery for his injuries. He suffered fractures to his cheek and orbital bone and a concussion.

Several days after the incident, Crawford turned himself into police and was taken into custody.