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Former NFL player Lorenzo Neal has been sentenced to three years of probation after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor drunken driving charge.
The four-time Pro Bowl fullback also was sentenced Monday to eight days in an adult offender work program and ordered to pay $1,861 in fines and court fees.
Authorities say the former Fresno State University football player was charged in a July 4th crash in which his pickup truck hit a pole north of Clovis.
The Fresno Bee reports Neal is listed as chief information officer for a company called Safe Ride Solutions, which offers confidential rides for intoxicated drivers.
According to the company's website, ''Lorenzo feels drinking and driving is a major problem and effects people from all walks of life and all segments of society.''
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Former NFL running back Lorenzo Neal was sentenced Monday to three years’ probation after pleading no contest to misdemeanor drunken driving.
Neal was charged in a July 4 crash in Fresno, Calif. in which his vehicle struck a pole. He was also ordered to pay $1,861 in fines.
Neal was a four-time Pro Bowl fullback. He spent 17 seasons in the NFL before stepping away after the 2008 campaign.
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