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Ex-NFL kicker charged with raping woman

July 10, 2008 11:15:10 AM PDT
Former Los Angeles Rams place kicker Antonio Zendejas has been arrested and charged with drugging a woman and raping her.The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office said the alleged incident happened on January 26 at Zendejas' Pomona sports bar.

The 48-year-old was arrested early Thursday morning at his Yorba Linda home. He's being held on $260,000 bond.

Zendejas said in a statement, "(the) charges are utterly false. I look forward to the opportunity to prove my innocence."

Zendejas retired in 1995 after 10 seasons in the NFL.


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