Michael Vick has applied to an early release drug program. If you recall, he tested positive for marijuana while under house arrest prior to his sentencing. If accepted into the program, it is possible that Vick could be released at least 12 months early.
Vick tested positive for marijuana in September while he was on supervised release following his guilty plea. The residential drug treatment programs at Bureau of Prisons institutions take place in units set apart from the general prison population, lasting at least 500 hours over a six to 12 months, according to Bureau of Prisons policy.
Upon successful completion of the program, non-violent offenders may be granted up to one year of early release. Staff members review the inmates’ records and behavior to determine if they are eligible for early release. (Source)
Let’s see…thats 23 months minus 12 months minus 3 months served would equal about 9 months to go! My guess is that he could be out by Thanksgiving of 2008, which would give him plenty of time to prepare for the 2009 season! Wishful Thinking!