I haven't heard Brent called a hero by anybody, and what is a hero these days? Even the most "heroic" throughout history have had flaws, and anyone calling Brent a hero should have their head examined. Driving drunk is stupid. Anyone with even a low education level has had this pounded into their head at some point. To do it anyway is deserving of whatever punishment the system comes up for him.
"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."