Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 3/27/13

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 07: Josh Brent of the Dallas Cowboys sits on the bench during a game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on November 7, 2010 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
USA Today is reporting that Dallas Cowboys guard Josh Brent faces a Sept. 23 trial on intoxication manslaughter charge in a car wreck that killed teammate Jerry Brown. Prosecutors in Dallas on Monday decided the trial date over the Dec. 8 crash  that killed Jerry Brown Jr.  Brent had a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit for driving. Brent remains free on $100,000 bond and is wearing an electronic ankle bracelet. Brent faces up to 20 years in prison. Defense attorney George Milner says a plea bargain remains a possibility. Brent’s football career will be put on hold while his case is in the courts. The Cowboys at the end of last season put Brent on the reserve non-football injury list.
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