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Former Baylor Basketball Player Arrested For Attempting to Extort Robert Griffin III

Richard Hurd, a former walk on basketball player at Baylor University, was arrested today on charges of attempted extortion. The subject? Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, the Heisman trophy winner from Baylor. No details have been provided about the extortion attempt at this time.

[UPDATE: According to the Washington Times, Hurd contacted an agency in St. Louis with information regarding one of its clients, contacting someone with the initials B.D. Ben Dogra, Griffin’s agent, is based in St. Louis. The FBI then set up a sting where Hurd brought a package in exchange for money in Waco.]

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