CINCINNATI (AP) - Cincinnati backup quarterback Zach Collaros' scramble to sign up for a diversion program has allowed him to avoid jail time.
Collaros on Monday told Hamilton County Municpal Judge Bernie Bouchard that he had signed up for the court-mandated, eight-hour class on the ills of underage drinking.
Bouchard accepted his guilty plea, which will be erased upon completion of the program that costs $200.
Now 21, Collaros was 20 when cited for presenting a fake ID to get into a bar near campus. Bouchard last month sternly threatened him with jail if he didn't get moving on the program. The unbeaten, fourth-ranked Bearcats will play Florida in the Sugar Bowl.