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Not guilty verdict for former Montana quarterback

Updated: March 2, 2013, 11:09 AM ET
Associated Press

MISSOULA, Mont. -- Jurors deliberated for less than three hours before acquitting a former University of Montana quarterback in a rape trial that has played out amid NCAA and federal investigations into how the city and school respond to rape allegations on campus.

Jordan Johnson and his attorney David Paoli both cried after the verdict was announced Friday, and cheers erupted from the area where the defendant's family was sitting in the packed courtroom.

The accusations against Johnson, ...

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