Originally posted on Dallas Cowboys And The NFL  |  Last updated 12/18/11
TAMPA, Fla. – Cowboys coach Jason Garrett called the drug arrest Wednesday night of former Cowboys wide receiver Sam Hurd “shocking.” “We were fortunate to be around Sam here and, uh, I think anyone who was around him, it was a real surprise,” Garrett said. “I don’t want to get too much into detail because there are probably just a lot of allegations out there. I’m certainly not well versed in the specifics of that circumstance. But it certainly was surprising. And, hopefully, that situation resolves itself.” Hurd, a graduate of San Antonio Brackenridge, faces a 40-year prison sentence and a $5 million charge if convincted of federal charges involves drug trafficking and cocaine possession. The Chicago Bears wide receiver was arrested in a sting operation at a Chicago restaurant.
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