Seahawks QB Boykin pleads no contest to resisting arrest, will serve one year of probation

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Quarterback Trevone Boykin #2 of the TCU Horned Frogs looks to throw against the Oklahoma State Cowboys November 7, 2015 at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The Cowboys defeated the Horned Frogs 49-29. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Seahawks backup quarterback Trevone Boykin on Thursday pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge stemming from a bar incident on Dec. 31 and will avoid jail time under the plea deal, according to media reports. and the San Antonio News-Express reported the plea deal was entered into Bexar County court on Thursday.

Boykin, 22, then the quarterback of TCI, was originally charged with assault of a police officer, a felony, outside of a bar in San Antonio. His arrest kept him out of the Alamo Bowl. But, as part of a deal with prosecutors, he was allowed to plead no contest to a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest. said that, as part of his plea agreement, Boykin was sentenced to a year of probation and must attend alcohol awareness and anger management classes as part of the terms of his probation. In addition, he was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine, submit an apology letter to the arresting officer and complete 80 hours of community service, which he can do in Seattle.

Boykin, who was signed earlier this year as an undrafted free agent,  said he plans to be in Seattle when the Seahawks open training camp on July 30.

Other than starter Russell Wilson, Boykin and Jake Heaps are the only quarterbacks currently on the Seahawks roster.