Former USC Offensive Lineman Tyron Smith Battled Family Over His NFL Money

Here’s an interesting story from the Dallas Morning News on how former USC and current Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle Tyron Smith and his family battled over his money.

“Smith filed a protective order against his parents last summer to keep them from having any contact with him. The order also prohibits contact from Smith’s parents through his siblings,” the Morning News reports.

“On the final weekend of October last year, while Smith was at the Cowboys’ team hotel preparing for a Sunday afternoon home game against the Giants, two of Smith’s sisters showed up from California unannounced at his North Dallas home, leading his girlfriend Leigh Costa to dial 911. According to a Dallas police report, the sisters were there to “harass and torment” him “in the pursuit of collecting financial gain.”

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ben-Doverz/1423558008 Ben Doverz

    I love black americans

  • http://twitter.com/BetoTorrealba Beto Torrealba

    Is this how the L.A. Daily News covers Trojan athletics? Smarmy comments are done in-house, but interesting stories are linked to…