Josh Brent released from jail
POSTED: Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 3:08pm
UPDATED: Monday, June 16, 2014 - 10:21am
Tyler, Tx (KETK) — Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent was released from jail on Sunday.
A jury found former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent guilty of intoxication manslaughter and sentenced him to 180 days in jail with 10 years probation back in January.
The former nose tackle was charged with intoxication manslaughter after allegedly driving drunk and causing a December 2012 wreck that killed his passenger, friend and teammate, Jerry Brown.
Brent announced his retirement from pro-football, Thursday, July 18, 2013.
Brent played three seasons for the Cowboys, recording 65 tackles, 1.5 sacks, five pressures, one pass breakup and one forced fumble in 39 career games with five starts.
He was originally selected in the seventh-round of the 2010 Supplemental Draft out of Illinois.