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Former UM Player, Super Bowl Champ Arrested For Murder

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(Source: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office) Glenn Sharpe

(Source: DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) Glenn Sharpe

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DECATUR, Ga. (CBSMiami) — A former University of Miami football player turned Super Bowl champion has been arrested and charged with murder in Georgia.

Former NFL cornerback Glenn Sharpe, 28, was arrested for the February 2nd, 2012 murder of Christopher Galloway, according to the DeKalb Sheriff’s Office.

Sharpe is accused of shooting Galloway three times during an altercation in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

Sharpe was arrested without incident at his Lawrenceville home. He is being held in the DeKalb County Jail.

Sharpe, born in Miami, began his NFL career as an undrafted free agent with the Atlanta Falcons in 2008. Sharpe has also been signed to the New Orleans Saints and the Indianapolis Colts and even won a Super Bowl ring with the Saints as a practice squad member when the Saints defeated the Colts in Super Bowl XLIV.

He played college football at the University of Miami. He is widely known as the player involved in the delayed pass interference penalty in the 2003 Fiesta Bowl that prevented the Hurricanes from completing back-to-back National Championships and undefeated seasons.

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