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Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield sentenced to 15 years to life

A jury in July found the 49-year-old Stubblefield guilty of raping the woman with the threat of a gun.

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison Thursday for raping a developmentally disabled woman.

The Mercury News reports the sentence was issued by a judge in San Jose after denying a defense motion for a new trial. 

Last week, an appeals court denied a related petition filed on behalf of Stubblefield by his attorneys. 

A jury in July found the 49-year-old Stubblefield guilty of raping the woman with the threat of a gun. He has been held in the Santa Clara County Main Jail since the verdict.

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