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 GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - The defense rested Tuesday after calling only three witnesses in the trial of a former Northern Colorado backup punter accused of trying to kill the starter.
Mitch Cozad, who did not testify, is charged with attempted first-degree murder and second-degree assault in the attack on Rafael Mendoza last Sept. 11. Police and prosecutors have said it was a bid to get the starter's job.
The prosecution rested its case earlier Tuesday. Defense attorney Joseph Gavaldon asked the judge to dismiss the attempted murder charge, saying prosecutors did not prove their case. The judge refused.
Closing arguments were expected later Tuesday.

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