LANSING, Mich. — Legal troubles are piling up for a former Michigan State University football star.
The Detroit News reports that Malik McDowell is facing charges of resisting arrest and stealing a truck.
TMZ Sports released video on Tuesday showing a drunk McDowell fighting off a cop and being hit by a taser after a routine traffic stop.
This happened in Lathrup Village according to TMZ.
He is being charged with 2 counts of felony assault and resisting and one misdemeanor count of operating while intoxicated and misdemeanor driving on a suspended license.
He is due in court in Oakland County this month, and prison time is possible.
NFL's Malik McDowell Fights Cop AFTER Being Tased, Insane Video https://t.co/TrZspMhXGn— TMZ (@TMZ) July 9, 2019
McDowell was arrested in 2017 for disorderly conduct.
He was also drafted by the NFL's Seattle Seawhawks in 2017.
However, he has never played a game in the NFL.
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