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

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 NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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