Andre Rison sentenced to 5 years probation in child support case

Andre Rison has been sentenced to five years of probation in federal court and ordered to pay more than $300,000 in restitution for failing to pay child support.

The Arizona Republic reports Rison, the five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver, was accused of failing to support a child now 13 between August 2008 and August 2011.

Rison, who is best known for his days as a member of the Atlanta Falcons, will have to pay $2,350 in monthly payments along with $1,000 to pay off the restitution, according to the report.

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