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Henry Ruggs officially pleads guilty to 2021 DUI fatal car crash

Henry Ruggs breaks a tackle against the Chiefs
Kirby Lee - USA Today Sports

Henry Ruggs faced the music Wednesday in court.

As a former Alabama and NFL wide receiver, he officially pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in a 2021 fatal car crash that claimed the life of Tina Tintor and her dog. ESPN broke the story as Ruggs faces three to ten years in a Nevada state prison.

A judge has set his sentencing for Aug. 9. 

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