Former USC linebacker Osa Masina pleads guilty to sexual battery

On Thursday morning in Salt Lake City, former USC linebacker Osa Masina pled guilty to three misdemeanor counts of sexual battery.

“The ex-USC linebacker was initially charged with rape and two counts of forcible sodomy — both 1st degree felonies,” TMZ sports reported. “This morning, Masina appeared in a Salt Lake City court and pled guilty to reduced charges — 3 counts of misdemeanor sexual battery. He faces a year in jail for each count.”

Masina last played with the Trojans in 2015.

Per the TMZ report, his sentencing will come in December.