Cardinals’ Marquise ‘Hollywood’ Brown pleads guilty to criminal speeding after reportedly driving 126 mph
Marquise “Hollywood” Brown pled guilty to a criminal speeding charge in an Arizona court Wednesday for driving 126 in a 65-mph zone.
The Arizona Cardinals receiver was arrested in August in north Phoenix and later released.
Brown faces up to 30 days in jail and/or a year of probation. He must pay a $500 fine.
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TMZ Sports notes Brown's initial plan was to plea not guilty, but he had second thoughts.
Arizona laws say anything over 20 mph above a posted speed limit is criminal speeding. It is a misdemeanor.
The 25-year-old had 67 catches for 709 yards and three touchdowns for Arizona this year.
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The Cardinals finished 4-13 in a disappointing season after making the playoffs in 2021. They fired head coach Kliff Kingsbury the day after the regular season ended.
Brown was acquired from the Baltimore Ravens in a draft-day trade that sent the Cardinals' first-round pick (23rd overall pick) to Baltimore in exchange for Brown and the 100th overall pick.
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Arizona picked up his fifth-year option last April, so he will be a free agent after the 2023 season.