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Former CU Football Assistant Coach Joe Tumpkin Sentenced In Domestic Violence Case

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)- A judge handed down the sentence in the domestic violence case involving a former University of Colorado football assistant coach on Thursday. Joe Tumpkin was sentenced to 30 days in jail and 30 months probation.

Tumpkin entered a guilty plea in the case in February. He was facing felony assault charges.

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Instead, Tumpkin pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and the felony charge was dismissed as part of the plea agreement. His ex-girlfriend opposed the deal.

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