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Former Jags WR Jimmy Smith Is In Jail For 6 Years, Apparently

Any "where are they now?" story that ends in jail is bad. This one's worse: former Jags great Jimmy Smith has been in jail for nearly two months, and no one noticed until today.

First Coast News reports that Smith has been in a Mississippi jail since late March, and is scheduled to be there until 2018, serving time on charges of cocaine possession and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Smith has had a series of arrests since retiring after the 2005 season, and recently moved back to his hometown of Jackson, Miss.


A mainstay of the Jaguars offense for a decade, Smith remains 16th on the NFL's all-time receptions list, and 17th in receiving yards.

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