Found December 17, 2012 on Bush League Chronicle:
On Monday, former Pro Bowl running back Jamal Anderson pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of reckless driving. Anderson played eight seasons (1994-2001) with the Atlanta Falcons and was well known for popularizing the "Dirty Bird" touchdown celebration, with which he flapped his arms as if they were wings and gyrated his body to the crowd.From The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:Anderson, 40, was sentenced to 12 months of probation and ordered to pay a $700 fine, a spokeswoman for Judge Stacey Hydrick said Monday afternoon. Anderson must also complete 64 hours of community service, complete a defensive driving program and attend a drunk driving impact panel, according to his attorney, Michael Hawkins.Anderson was arrested early July 26 and charged with DUI after he was spotted by a DeKalb County police officer driving slowly and impeding traffic on Chamblee Tucker Road near I-85, police previously said.The 40-year old amassed 5,336 rushing yards and 41 touchdowns over his career. His professional days in football were cut short after suffering a major knee injury in 2001.
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