LSU RB Hill to meet with judge
NEW ORLEANS (AP)
A lawyer for suspended LSU running back Jeremy Hill has arranged a meeting with a judge in Baton Rouge on Monday, when Hill could learn whether he'll remain on probation under terms allowing him to play football.
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District Attorney Hillar Moore says the judge has granted defense lawyer Marci Blaize's request to move a probation review hearing up from Aug. 16.
Hill, who was LSU's top rusher last season, was caught on video punching a man outside a bar last spring. Hill pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery — a violation of his probation from an earlier misdemeanor.
If the judge decides against a subsequent probation revocation hearing, Hill's fate at LSU will be up to coach Les Miles, whose team starts practice on Monday.