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B.J. Askew failed to pay kids $268K

Updated: January 21, 2014, 3:46 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Former NFL fullback B.J. Askew has been charged in Michigan with failing to pay about $268,000 in child support.

The Michigan attorney general's office says Askew was arrested in Hillsborough County, Fla., on Jan. 7. He'll be extradited to Detroit to face the charge.

The 33-year-old Askew played college football at Michigan and was drafted by the New York Jets in 2003. He signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2007, but his career was cut short by injuries from a car ...

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