Convicted Rapist Darren Sharper’s Pro Football Hall of Fame Nomination Sparks Public Outcry


darren-sharperDarren Sharper, who is currently serving an 18-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to charges that he raped as many as 16 women, has been nominated to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Sharper is one of 94 NFL players and coaches who have been nominated for induction in Canton. The list will be pared down to 25 in November. Sharper was also nominated last year, and did not receive a single vote.

Fans and journalists on Twitter were outraged by Sharper’s nomination.

[h/t Kavitha Davidson – ESPN, Huffington Post]

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