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.