Jordan Johnson's trial begins

Updated: February 8, 2013, 8:20 PM ET
Associated Press

MISSOULA, Mont. -- More than 150 potential jurors packed a hotel ballroom Friday for the rape trial of a former University of Montana quarterback, as attorneys attempted to seat an impartial panel in a town where Griz football is king.

Jury selection in the trial of Jordan Johnson took place at the Holiday Inn after District Judge Karen Townsend said no courtroom was large enough to hold the massive jury pool.

The high-profile case is set against a backdrop of NCAA and federal investigations ...

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