According to Watkins, police say Brent “became uncooperative” and was tased. Brent reportedly told police he was intoxicated at the time of his arrest.
As of now, Brent is still in jail awaiting possible further charges.
Here’s a video of the incident:
MORE: Fmr Cowboy Josh Brent arrested and tased by CoppellPD. Video taken by someone inside Wendys shows the incident.
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Brent, 31, is a former seventh-round pick by the Cowboys back in 2010. He played four seasons in Dallas before retiring following the 2014 season.
Brent served a 180-day prison sentence after he was convicted of intoxication manslaughter for an accident that resulted in the death of his teammate Jerry Brown. He was released from prison and finished out the remainder of his sentence in a substance abuse center.
The NFL later suspended Brent 10 games for his role in the incident.
Dallas eventually added Brent to their scouting department as an intern.
For his career, Brent appeared in 40 games for the Cowboys and recorded 46 tackles, 1.5 sacks, a forced fumble and a pass defense.