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“He spoke about how things have changed,” Moore began, but added “I’m not sure how much change you can make” in the few months since the arrest.

After last month’s plea, State District Judge Michael Erwin, at the victim’s request, ordered Hill and a co-defendant, Robert Bayardo, not to comment publicly about the case.

Erwin has also ordered Hill to pay half of his victim’s $750 in medical expenses, undergo anger management counseling and perform 50 hours of community service.

Prosecutors said the victim outside the bar, an LSU student, did not ask for jail time.

Hill rushed for 755 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2012, his freshman season. Hill got increased playing time after season-opening starter Alfred Blue went out with a season-ending knee injury in LSU’s third game. Blue has returned this season, as has junior running back Kenny Hilliard.

“It was a stupid mistake and I feel like he’s learned. … If he stays close to his family, his family will lead him the right way. “Hilliard said of Hill. “I’m going to do what I can to help him.”