Tony Farmer - an 18-year old rising senior at Garfield Heights High School in Ohio who was ranked as one of the top 100 high school basketball recruits in the country - was sentenced to three years in prison on Tuesday for kidnapping and felonious assault.
Upon hearing the news, Farmer collapsed to the floor out of shock and agony. See for yourself here:
Tony Farmer Reacts to Sentencing in Court
The star athlete expected to receive probation from Judge Pamela Barker because so many friends and family members spoke out on his behalf.
Believing that he'd be going to jail for seven years, Farmer's knees buckled and he collapsed to the ground. Courtroom security had trouble getting the 6' 7", 220 lb. basketball star to his week. Read Post
You would think this big baby Huey was gonna do life: “An Ohio high school basketball star collapsed in court Tuesday after receiving a three-year prison sentence. You can hear 18-year-old Tony Farmer question his lawyer in disbelie... Read Post