Convicted Rapist Will Play Football for Technical College

June 30, 2015

Trenton Mays, one of the Steubenville High School football players convicted in 2013 of raping a girl, will be playing football again. Hocking College, an Ohio technical college, has enrolled him, The Athens Messenger reported. College policy bars Mays from living in the dormitories, which are off-limits to convicted sex offenders, but not from playing football. A statement from Betty Young, the president of the college, said: “Everyone deserves a second chance. Second chances do not excuse or defend previous behavior. There are a lot of ‘second chance’ stories at every community college, Trenton’s story is just one more.”

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