Illinois football player appears in court on DUI charge


Illini football player Josh Brent appeared in Champaign County court facing charges for his arrest on Saturday.

State troopers ticketed Brent for speeding, DUI and driving on a suspended license following a traffic stop. Brent pleaded not guilty.

Coach Ron Zook issued a statement saying, "Brent has been suspended from the team indefinitely until we are able to gather all the facts. It's in the hands of the authorities right now and we will continue to monitor the information."

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