Fun Fact 2 O.J. OJ Simpson is a famous retired American footballer.
After retiring from American football, he became a broadcaster and
Fun Fact 3: O.J. Simpson achieved a record in 1973 when he became the
first NFL footballer to rush for over 2000 years in one 14 game season.
In 1978, the rules were changed by NFL and one season has since
consisted of 16 games). NFL stands for National Football League.
Fun Fact 4: In 1985, O.J. Simpson was elected to the Pro Football Hall
of Fame. This hall of fame was established in 1963 for professional
football in the United States of America.
Fun Fact 5: In 1994, O.J. Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, was
murdered along with an American waiter called Ronald Goldman. O.J.
Simpson was arrested and put under criminal investigation.
Fun Fact 6: The O.J. Simpson Case was a criminal trial which followed
his arrest for the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole, and waiter, Ronald
Goldman. This particular case was one of the most publicized trials in
the history of America.
Fun Fact 7: O.J. Simpson was married to Nicole Brown for approximately
seven years. They became married on February 2nd, 1985 and later had two
children called Sydney Brooke and Justin Ryan.
Fun Fact 8: O.J. Simpson was acquitted of the murders of Nicole Brown
and Ronald Goldman. This means that as far as criminal law is concerned,
he was free from the charge of the offense.
Fun Fact 9: After committing various crimes, including kidnapping and
armed robbery, O.J. Simpson was sent to prison at the Lovelock
Correctional Center in Nevada. His sentence, which began in 2008, was 33
years imprisonment, with a minimum of 9 years without parole.
Fun Fact 10: O.J. Simpson's mother was called Eunice, she was a hospital
administrator. His father was called Jimmy Lee and he was a chef. He has
two siblings, a brother called Melvin Leon 'Truman' and a sister called
Carmelita (now deceased).
Fun Fact 11: O.J. Simpson's first name is Orenthal which was a name
given to him by his Aunt after a French actor. He is also nicknamed 'The
Juice' which is an abbreviation for Orange Juice (deriving from his
Fun Fact 12: O.J. Simpson was raised by his mother from the age of five
following the separation of his parents. He was raised in San Francisco
in the housing projects of the Potrero Hill neighborhood. When he was a
young teenager, he became a gang member. He belonged to the Persian
Fun Fact 13: O.J. Simpson played running back at the University of
Southern California. This is the university he attended after winning an
Fun Fact 14: O.J. Simpson's best performance as an American football
player was during the Buffalo Bills v Detroit Lions game on November
25th, 1976. He rushed 273 yards on 29 attempts and scored 2 touchdowns.
Fun Fact 15: O.J. Simpson also had an acting career. He appeared in
various movies including The Naked Gun, Back to the Beach, Capricorn One
and The Towering Inferno.