DALLAS -- A friend of former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd has formally pleaded guilty to a cocaine possession charge in connection with allegations that Hurd tried to start a drug ring.
Toby Lujan appeared in federal court in Dallas on Wednesday, almost a month after he took a deal with prosecutors. Lujan formally changed his plea to guilty before a federal judge.
Lujan's plea deal calls for a prison sentence of five to 40 years. It also requires his testimony if asked.
He is now being jailed after being accused of trying to buy more drugs while out on bond.
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