Aaron Maldonado had a bright future. He was a solid football player who actually played for the Cal Golden Bears. Maldonado racked up 13 tackles and 3.5 sacks in his first two seasons with the team.
In 2019 however, he struggled to get healthy. Maldonado, who is from the Los Angeles area was arrested for reportedly beating up random people in the streets.
Police are reporting he broke a window with his bare hands, then punched two men and a woman, sending one of them to the hospital.
Maldonado was dropped from the Cal football team is being charged with felony assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury, two counts of misdmeanor battery and one count of misdemeanor vandalism
In April, his coach said Maldonado would “no longer be with the team” but would finish school at Cal. He said the young man had had “some tough issues” medically and “had a number of injuries throughout his career.”
The 6’3, 280 pound man was majoring in sociology. A bystander was able to stop him from hurting an old man. The bystander was able to pull Maldonado from a 65-year-old man that he was on top of choking with both hands.