September 24, 1993 |
Freddie Bradley's final college football season has been placed on hold. Bradley, a record-setting running back at Moorpark College in 1989 and '90, will apply for a medical redshirt year to allow his sore right knee to heal, officials at Sonoma State said Thursday. Last week, in his first appearance for Sonoma since transferring to the Division II school from Arkansas, Bradley gained 24 yards in five carries against St. Mary's. However, in succeeding days, his knee was extremely sore.
January 27, 1993 |
Former Moorpark College All-American running back Freddie Bradley was acquitted Tuesday of charges that he and a former University of Arkansas teammate raped a 13-year-old girl. A jury heard Bradley and Derrick Martin, both 22, deny they had sex with a teen-age girl who said she consented to the acts. The girl was 13 at the time of the incident last April, and Arkansas law defines sex with a partner under the age of 14 as rape even if the partner is willing.
January 24, 1993 |
The trial of former Moorpark College running back Freddie Bradley, charged with raping a 13-year-old girl while he was a member of the University of Arkansas football team, is scheduled to begin Monday. If convicted, Bradley faces a maximum term of 40 years in prison, with a 10-year sentence considered more likely, prosecutors said. Also on trial will be Derrick Martin, an Arkansas teammate of Bradley's.
August 13, 1992
The trial of former Moorpark College running back Freddie Bradley, who has been accused of raping a 13-year-old girl, has been postponed until Oct. 15. The trial was scheduled to begin Wednesday. Bradley, who played for Arkansas last season, was arrested April 23 along with Razorback teammate Derrick Martin after the girl told police the two men had raped her in Martin's room in the school's athletic dormitory.
February 7, 1991
It was the night of Nov. 2 and George Machado's emotions already were seesawing. His Hueneme High football team had just won its first game of the season but his infant daughter was in the hospital with jaundice. Amid the locker room revelry, Machado was told that Freddie Bradley, Moorpark College's star running back who had played for Machado at Hueneme, had been arrested that night.
December 15, 1990
The awards keep rolling in for Moorpark College tailback Freddie Bradley, who has been named as the J. C. Athletic Bureau's Region IV tri-offensive player of the year. Bradley shared the honor with Rancho Santiago running back Estrus Crayton and Palomar quarterback Brett Salisbury. Bradley, who broke several national career records this season, rushed for 2,123 yards and scored 32 touchdowns and 198 points for Moorpark. He recently was named Western State Conference player of the year and a J.