A Youngstown State University student has started a petition to remove Ma’lik Richmond from the football team, stemming from his conviction in the 2012 rape of a 16-year-old girl in Steubenville, Ohio.? Richmond and former Steubenville High School teammate Trent Mays were found delinquent in juvenile court of rape in March 2013, charged with sexually assaulting a West Virginia high school student who had passed out after a night of drinking.? Richmond was sentenced to a minimum of one year in a?juvenile detention center but was released a few months shy of a year?in January 2014. He returned to school and the Steubenville football team. Mays, who was also?convicted of using his phone to take a naked picture of the underage girl, was sentenced to at least two years and was released in January 2015. The Change.org petition, started by Katelyn Davis on Saturday morning, had garnered close to 6,000 signatures as of Sunday night and will be…

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