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Super Bowl trip adds 4.5 years to prison

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  1. yesfan

    yesfan Active Member

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    POMPANO BEACH, Fla. -- The brother of Pittsburgh Steelers safety Tyrone Carter had his sentence for driving with a revoked license increased from six months to five years because he failed to report to jail on time.

    “ Even knowing what I know now, I would do it again. It was the greatest game in my life. ”
    — Tank Carter

    Tank Carter was scheduled to report to a Broward County prison on Jan. 6, but decided against it when his brother told him the Steelers had a good chance of going to the Super Bowl. On Tuesday, Broward Circuit Judge Stanton S. Kaplan increased the sentence.

    "Even knowing what I know now, I would do it again," Carter said. "It was the greatest game in my life."

    Carter watched the Steelers beat the Seattle Seahawks from the 50-yard line in Detroit and partied with rapper Snoop Dogg after the game.


    The brothers have been close since growing up in a rough section of Pompano Beach.

    "I would have done the same thing," Tyrone Carter said of his brother's decision. Winning the Super Bowl meant "we finally made it together."
  2. Mavs Man

    Mavs Man All outta bubble gum

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    My friend just emailed me that article. Wow.

    What a maroon.
  3. cowboysfan31

    cowboysfan31 Active Member

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    5 years for driving on a revoked license? I can't see him serving the whole thing. Any lawyer would probably appeal this to get it knocked down.
  4. royhitshard

    royhitshard New Member

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    I don't blame him at all... I would probably do the same thing.

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