Jury deliberating in punter attack case

Updated: August 8, 2007, 9:04 PM ET
Associated Press

GREELEY, Colo. -- Jurors in the trial of a college football player charged with trying to kill a rival interrupted their deliberations Wednesday to ask the judge a question about "intent to cause death."

Mitch Cozad, a former backup punter at Northern Colorado, is charged with attempted first-degree murder and second-degree assault in a knife attack on the starter, Rafael Mendoza. Prosecutors said it was a bid to get the starting job.

Jurors got the case Wednesday morning, ...

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