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February 26, 2019
Former Clemson safety Jadar Johnson has pleaded guilty for his role in an armed robbery last year. Johnson, late Clemson teammate C.J. Fuller and former Duke player Quaven Ferguson were all charged with armed robbery and weapons possession. According to court records, Johnson received a six-year sentence suspended to three years’ probation.

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Clemson safety Jadar Johnson, who played on the Tigers’ 2016 national championship team, has received three years’ probation after pleading guilty for his role in an apartment break-in last March.

Johnson, late Clemson running back C.J. Fuller and ex-Duke player Quaven Ferguson were charged with armed robbery and weapons possession.

According to Pickens County Court records, the 23-year-old Johnson pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of common law robbery. He was sentenced under the Youthful Offender Act and his six-year sentence was suspended to three as long as he does not violate probation.

Ferguson, 22, also received three years of probation after his guilty plea.