The Bengals Jason Shirley isn't a famous football player (he doesn't get to play), but his trial for DUI is quite interesting.
To recap: last October while he was at Fresno State, Shirley was arrested for driving his car into an apartment building and then driving off. Turns out that he shockingly failed a breathalyzer test.
Despite the Bengals' claim to stay away from problem players, they decided to draft him several months later.
In Shirley's first trial, Fresno State coach Pat Hill took the stand and testified that Shirley suffered a concussion during a game against Nevada. The defense was that the concussion caused Shirley to make these bad decisions. That ended in a mistrial.
Bengals Jason Shirley Found Guilty of DUI Despite His Interesting Defense originally appeared on NFL FanHouse on Wed, 12 Nov 2008 12:26:00 EST . Please see our terms for use of feeds.