A History of Sports Champions With Rap Sheets

Jamal Lewis

Sport: Football
Team(s): Baltimore Ravens
Champion: Super Bowl XXXV (2001)
Offense(s): Using a cell phone to facilitate a drug deal
Sentence: Four months

In his rookie season, Jamal Lewis helped lead the Ravens to a Super Bowl XXXV victory over the Giants by becoming the second player to amass 100 rushing yards in a Super Bowl game. Three years later, as a member of the Ravens, Lewis was arrested for conspiring to possess with the intent to sell five kilograms of cocaine while using a cell phone. Through a plea agreement, Lewis was ordered to serve four months until he was released in August 2005.

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