O.J Simpson is the only football player to rush for 2,000 yards, he won the Heisman trophy in college at USC and is also considered one of the NFL's greatest running backs ever only playing 10 years in the league, but he will be more known for what he did off the field
O.J how does it feel to be the only player that has hit 2,000 yards in a season
I don't know, it hasn't sunk in yet but now we have to get it done in the playoffs
After O.J Simpson retired from football in 1979 he joined the Hollywood industry and almost immediately became a pop culture icon. He stared in movies such as Klansman and Towering Inferno, and in the 80s was an announcer on Monday Night Football. His life and legacy would change while he was in Hollywoods industry.
I should move to L.A, what do you think?
Simpson began dating Nicole Brown Simpson in 1979, they married in 1985, and were married 7 years and had 2 kids but what led them to split was what could be considered Spousal Abuse. When they were starting to divorce reports from Police station had said that O.J was beating her and it was not good relationship for either party.
Inside the court room
Lets get back together
On June 13, 1994 a trail of blood and a black glove was found outside Simpsons Mansion O.J Simpson was suspect number 1 due to the abuse allegations and reports that have been told to the LAPD 4 days later he is found in a white bronco and after a chase down from police, O.J is in jail questioned for murder
San Francisco 2 Miles ahead
Al Cowlings: Dont get near O.J he is parking at his mansion
The O.J trial lasted almost 10 months and received 95 million viewers due to media attention. Simpson's lawyers were known as the dream team when it came to the job occupation, he bought some of the best lawyers in the country for his defense including Kardashian father Robert Kardashian. The case turned into a racial conflict as the lawyers managed to convince the judge that Detecive Mark Fuhrman planted the glove, alas Simpson got the support of his race during the majority of the trial.
Judge Lance Ito
Lead attorney Marica Clark
The glove was planted by LAPD detective Mark Furhman
I never said that word and besides who was this trial spouse to be about
Defendant O.J Simpson
Mark Furhman (LAPD)
O.J Lawyer- Robert Kardashian
Furhman has a history of racism
The jury finds O.J Simpson not guilty of the murder of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson
When O.J was found not guilty, the tension after the verdict was mainly because of race. Since the U.S was in the midst of processing the L.A riots and black equality rights, the African Americans felt like they won this case. Simpson would later get arrested for armed robbery in 2008 and was paroled in 2017.