Former Husker captain gets jail time in marijuana case

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Posted: Friday, January 3, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 11:05 am, Tue Mar 25, 2014.

LINCOLN (AP) — A former Nebraska football team captain has been given 300 days in jail on a marijuana charge.

Online court records say 38-year-old Vershan Jackson was sentenced on Thursday. He'd pleaded no contest to attempted possession for sale of a controlled substance. Prosecutors had lowered the charge in return for Jackson's plea.

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