Last month, Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi was arrested on battery charges originating from an incident in California.
As it turns out, the alleged events occurred in April 2011, and Misi failed to appear for his original arraignment.
According to the Santa Barbara Independent, Misi pleaded not guilty on Friday to three felony charges: battery with serious injury, residential burglary, and dissuading a witness.
During what his lawyer calls a “drunken altercation,” Misi allegedly punched through the door of an apartment, hit a man in the face, and then grabbed the cell phone of a woman who was trying to call police and hurling it to the ground.
Misi, the 40th overall pick in the 2010 draft, faces potential discipline from the NFL. He should be more concerned for now about a trio of felony charges.