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Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield convicted of raping disabled woman

A jury on Monday found the 49-year-old guilty of rape by force, oral copulation by force and false imprisonment.
Credit: AP
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2008, file photo, former NFL football player Dana Stubblefield leaves a federal courthouse in San Francisco. Stubblefield was convicted Monday, July 27, 2020, of the rape of a developmentally disabled woman after, prosecutors said, he lured the victim to his home with the promise of a babysitting job. A jury found Stubblefield, 49, guilty of rape by force, oral copulation by force and false imprisonment, and acquitted him of raping a person incapable of giving consent, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Jurors also found that Stubblefield used a gun during the assault, prosecutors said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield has been convicted of the rape of a developmentally disabled woman. 

Prosecutors said he lured the victim to his home with the promise of a babysitting job. A jury on Monday found the 49-year-old guilty of rape by force, oral copulation by force and false imprisonment.

Jurors also found that Stubblefield used a gun during the assault. Stubblefield could face 15 years to life in prison. His lawyers say there was no rape and the woman consented to sex. 

They plan to seek a new trial. Stubblefield was a defensive lineman for the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders.