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Sam Hurd shows we just don't know

Shocking arrest on federal drug charges contradicts receiver's pious, affable demeanor

Updated: December 16, 2011, 9:52 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

My last memory of Sam Hurd with the Dallas Cowboys has nothing to do with anything he did on the football field.

Sometime late last season at the Cowboys' Valley Ranch training complex, I saw Hurd walking toward the showers with a towel wrapped around his waist, though it didn't hide the scriptures tattooed along his rib cage.

Hurd, a frequent visitor to my church in southern Dallas, was singing a gospel song.

As usual, he was off key. ...

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