#Cowboys‘ players were told just now that practice squad LB Jerry Brown was killed last night in accident involving Josh Brent.
— Richie Whitt (@richiewhitt) December 8, 2012
According to Richie Whitt of CBS Dallas Fort Worth, linebacker Jerry Brown was killed last night. Teammate Josh Brent is being held in jail for intoxication manslaughter. Brent and Brown played on the defensive line together at Illinois
Update: According to Dallas NBC sports anchor New Scruggs, Irving police department says that “Josh Brent was drunk, speeding & flipped his car.”
Update 2: Brent was arrested for DUI in 2009 while still at Illinois.