Incredible athletes currently in jail

Sam Hurd

Wide receiver Sam Hurd spent six years with both the Dallas Cowboys (where he was special teams captain) and the Chicago Bears, amassing a respectable 53 receptions and 739 receiving yards. He stayed busy off the field too, hosting a Dallas Cowboys radio show (and then a TV show) called Inside the Huddle.

Another one of his pastimes: drug trafficking. In 2011, he was arrested outside a Chicago steakhouse, when he received a kilogram of cocaine from an undercover officer. That same night, he reportedly told the officer—whom he thought was a drug distributor—that he wanted to buy up to 10 kilograms of cocaine and 1,000 pounds of marijuana on a weekly basis. It clearly wasn’t all for him, since in 2013, he received a 15-year prison term for being part of a group that was trying to set up a three-state cocaine and marijuana distribution ring.