BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Just days after a judge sentenced him for a brawl that happened outside of Shady's bar in Baton Rouge, former LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson was out talking to McKinley High students.
Jefferson pleaded no contest Wednesday morning to a charge related the brawl outside Shadys Bar that happened over a year ago.
He was sentenced to one year of probation following the plea. The judge also fined Jefferson $100 and ordered him to perform 30 hours of community service. For his community service, he must talk to kids and encourage them to stay in school. Jefferson will also be randomly drug tested.
Friday morning, Jefferson was at McKinley High School speaking to students as they got ready for their last football game telling them what it takes to be successful.
The judge also asked Jefferson to talk to LSU football players about putting themselves in bad positions. WAFB called Coach Miles to see if he would allow Jefferson to speak to the players.
"I have yet to approve of that, but I just heard about myself," said Miles to WAFB on Wednesday. "I'm not against that, there are a lot of guys on this team that know him and would expect him to be a different guy and not be involved in those things. I expect he would have a great message," said Miles.
A grand jury decided to charge Jefferson with simple battery on Sept. 29, 2011 in connection with a fight outside Shady's Bar on Aug. 19, 2011.
Jefferson was ordered back to jail Tuesday for violating the conditions of his bond on that charge when he was arrested on drug charges Thursday.
His next hearing on the Shady's Bar incident is scheduled for Dec. 12. Jefferson will return to court on January 25, 2013 to answer to the drug charge from last week.