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    Tuitama to serve 12-month probation

    Former Arizona quarterback Willie Tuitama will serve a 12-month probation for a DUI he received March 6, 2009, after pleading guilty Monday.

    Tuitama, who turns 22 on Saturday, will have nine days of his 10-day sentence removed if he completes an alcohol evaluation along with a counseling program by the end of September. He has already served one day of that sentence.

    Several additional charges – such as extreme DUI and failure to stop at a right light – were dropped in response to Tuitama’s guilty plea.

    The former highly regarded prospect from Stockton, Calif., started games in all four seasons as a Wildcat, ending his career with a win last December in the Las Vegas Bowl. He went undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft.

    — Some information from this report was taken from the Associated Press

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