Jerry Brown

Josh Brent – The Story Isn’t Finished

Posted on January 29th, by Tom Fireoved in All, Dallas Cowboys, NFL. No Comments

I had to let this one stew in my head a bit before I commented, and I’m still not sure exactly how I feel about it. Last Friday word came down on the sentencing of former Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent, for his recent conviction of intoxication manslaughter of his friend and former Cowboys and University of Illinois teammate Jerry Brown. In case you’ve been under a non-sports rock the last year or so, in December of 2012 Brent and Brown climbed into Brent’s Mercedes after a night of drinking with teammates. Brent lost control of his car while driving as fast as 110 mph according to prosecutors, and Brown was killed.  Blood tests recorded Brent’s blood alcohol content at 0.18 percent, more than twice the state’s legal limit to drive of 0.08 percent. Prosecutors told jurors that the lineman … Read More »