Former Dallas Cowboys football special teams player C. J. Spillman found guilty of sexual assault

Thirty-year-old former Dallas Cowboys football special teams player Claude Norman “C. J.” Spillman, Jr. was found guilty of sexual assault by a jury in Tarrant County, Texas in less than two hours on Thursday, June 30. He was sentenced to five years in prison the Friday after the trial.

According to Jordan, Spillman invited a woman he met in another city to meet with him in Dallas soon after he signed with the Cowboys in September 2014. Spillman and the woman, whose name had not been broadcast publicly, reportedly went to the Gaylord Texan Resorts and Convention Center where Spillman had been temporarily staying.

A report from the Grapevine Police Department showed that the incident allegedly took place on Sept. 20, 2014, between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m.

Spillman avoided being interviewed by the press after news of the sexual assault investigation became public.

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