Sam Hurd pleads not guilty in drug case

Updated: January 25, 2012, 8:20 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

DALLAS -- Only hours after hiring new attorneys Monday, former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd pleaded not guilty to charges that he tried to establish a drug-dealing network.

Hurd was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday, but entered his plea electronically to avoid the brief hearing.

Hurd's new attorneys, Michael McCrum of San Antonio and Jay Ethington of Dallas, said earlier Monday that the 26-year-old Hurd would enter a not guilty plea to accusations that he tried to buy large quantities ...

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