15. Darryl Henley
Serving an even longer prison sentence is former cornerback Darryl Henley, who took to the field with the Los Angeles Rams in 76 games during the late ’80s and early ’90s. However, Henley was jailed for 41 years after he hired hit men to murder a judge and witness from a separate trial in which he was convicted of smuggling cocaine.
14. Jovan Belcher
Jovan Belcher left the footballing world stunned in 2012 when he murdered his 22-year-old girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, in front of his own mother. On the same day, moreover, he drove to the Kansas City Chiefs’ training ground and fatally shot himself in the head. The star was spending his third season with the NFL team, having previously excelled at the University of Maine’s football team, the Maine Black Bears.