A Tennessee jury on Tuesday found two former Vanderbilt football players guilty of raping a fellow student in 2013.
The two men, Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey, were convicted on four counts of aggravated rape, one count of attempted aggravated rape, and two counts of aggravated sexual battery. The ex-teammates were accused of brutally raping the victim, who was 21 years old at the time, and sharing cell phone images of the assault. Defense attorneys argued that the men were too drunk to know what they were doing, and faulted a campus-wide culture of drinking.
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