Originally posted on The B1g Time  |  Last updated 12/8/12
Current Cowboys' and former Illini teammates are involved in yet another tragic set of circumstances in the NFL. A week after the tragic events in Kansas City we have a report out there that Cowboys' linebacker Jerry Brown is dead and his teammate Josh Price-Brent is being charged with his death in one count of intoxication manslaughter.  From the report: “Officers at the scene believed alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash; therefore, Price-Brent was asked to perform field sobriety tests,” a statement from the Irving Police Department said. “Based on the results of the tests, along with the officer’s observations and conversations with Price-Brent, he was arrested for driving while intoxicated. He was transported to an area hospital for a mandatory blood draw. Once it was learned that the passenger of his vehicle had died as a result of the crash, Price-Brent was booked into the Irving City Jail on one count of Intoxication Manslaughter.” Jerry Brown was just 25 years old and both were friends as well as teammates on both the Illini and Cowboys. Brown was a member of the Cowboys practice squad as a linebacker and Brent was a three year member of the Cowboys as a defensive tackle.  This is truly sad as it's an avoidable situation on all fronts and our deepest sympathies go out to Brown's family, friends, teammates, and all Illini everywhere. 
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