Jordan Johnson Verdict Reached: Quarterback Found Not guilty

The former University of Montana player was acquitted in a rape trial.
1:40 | 03/02/13

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That verdict in the case -- -- -- -- from the start here on DNA case that really tore apart a small town the former star quarterback. With the University of Montana found not guilty late yesterday on an in an on campus assault ABC's claims -- -- has the story. This morning forty year old Jordan Johnson is a free man once facing up to 100 years in prison until this moment. We entered -- and in Jordan I'm. Prosecutors -- to -- the former University of Montana star quarterback who raped a fellow student after she invited him to her room last year to watch a movie. She's terrified. She tells him now the evidence shows. That there was consent. The trial divided the town of Missoula a case of he said I would never -- Do that to anyone verses she said. -- A medical exam revealed bruises on the accusers body but the defense countered with text messages she sent to a friend riding in one I don't think he did anything wrong. In the end the Julia -- Prosecutors say they're disappointed but do not regret bringing the case to trial meanwhile Johnson's family says the former quarterback was robbed of that role. And fifteen months of his life I think he's planned on staying here -- probably let's wait came you know so. I'm hoping things get back to normal real -- Well Good Morning America Clayton -- -- ABC news Denver.

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