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Josh Brent to serve 180 days in jail for vehicular manslaughter conviction

Former Cowboys defensive lineman sentenced Aaron Wilson

Print This January 24, 2014, 01:00 PM EST

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent was sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years of probation for an intoxication manslaughter conviction stemming from a crash that killed his friend and teammate, linebacker Jerry Brown.

Brent could have been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison.

Brent had a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit.

Brown's mother has said previously that she has forgiven Brent.

Brent and Brown were teammates at Illinois.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

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