Case against Jason Shirley in Hands of Jury

June 4, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
The former Fresno State football player Jason Shirley is accused of driving under the influence of alcohol and slamming into a Fresno apartment.The crash happened last October.

During closing arguments Tuesday, Shirley's defense team said the athlete suffered a concussion and only appeared to be drunk. But the prosecution said Shirley was clearly drunk and driving the car.

Shirley has been drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals. If convicted he could face up to a year in jail.


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