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Report: Vanderbilt's Chris Boyd Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor Charge, Gets Probation

The ruling is in.

Just under one month ago, Vanderbilt wide receiver Chris Boyd was indicted on sex crime charges and suspended indefinitely from the football team pending further review.

Per the Tennessean:

Boyd, 21, is charged with one felony count of being an accessory after the fact. He is essentially accused of taking part in an attempted cover up of the sexual assault through his advice to certain defendants who were indicted last week. Boyd’s representatives have been made aware of the indictment. He is expected to surrender. Criminal Court Judge Steve Dozier set Boyd’s bond at $25,000.

Today, Boyd pleaded guilty to a reduced misdemeanor charged of accessory after the fact, according to NewsChannel 5:

It will be interesting to see how James Franklin handles Boyd's situation moving forward.