Sam Hurd Net Worth: How Rich is the Former NFL Player?

Sam Hurd is a retired American football wide receiver best known for playing in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys. He is also a convicted drug dealer, who was sentenced to 15 years in prison on federal drug charges in November 2013. As of 2023, Sam Hurd net worth is estimated to be around $500 thousand. 

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Who is Sam Hurd?

Sam Hurd Net Worth & Career

Sam Hurd’s Wife & Personal Life

Sam Hurd Net Worth

Who is Sam Hurd?

Full Name
Samuel George Hurd, III

Date of Birth
April 24, 1985

37 years old

Born Place
San Antonio, Texas

Wide Receiver

Net Worth
$500 thousand

Stacee Green

Sam Hurd is a former football wide receiver from Texas. He played in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears. In December 2011, he was arrested in Chicago for attempting to purchase and distribute large quantities of cocaine and marijuana. Hurd was sentenced to 15 years in prison in 2013 and was released from his sentence on February 23, 2023.

Sam was born in San Antonio, Texas, on April 24, 1985. He was born to Samuel Hurd Jr. and Gloria Corbin. Not much is unveiled about his upbringing and early childhood days. Regarding his education, he studied at Northern Illinois University. He appeared in 12 games as a true freshman and registered 29 receptions as a sophomore.

Sam Hurd Net Worth & Career

Sam Hurd finished his college career with 143 receptions tying for fifth in school history. After the 2006 NFL Draft on May 1, the Dallas Cowboys signed him as an undrafted free agent. He made his first NFL reception against the Houston Texans on Tony Romo’s first NFL pass. After four weeks, he made his first start against the Arizona Cardinals.

Hurd finished the season with five catches for 75 yards and 16 special teams tackles. In 2007, he tallied 19 receptions for 314 yards making a touchdown and 16 special teams tackles. Hurd appeared opposite Terrell Owens after the release of Terry Glenn in 2008. However, he missed the first three games after suffering a high left ankle sprain in preseason.

Sam then led the Cowboys with 19 special teams tackles in 2009. The following year, he finished the season second and was also named special teams captain. However, his contributions to the Cowboys came mainly as a key special teams performer. In 2006, as a rookie, he earned NFC Special Teams Player of the Week.

In July 2011, Hurd signed a three-year contract with the Chicago Bears as a free agent. He was also named the special teams’ captain of the Chicago Bears. However, Chicago cut him off from the team on December 16 after he was arrested on drug-related charges.

Besides playing in the NFL, he co-hosted a one-hour player commentary show, Inside the Huddle in 2007. The commentary show aired live on 105.3 FM radio in Dallas. In addition to that, he also co-hosted a 30-minute TV show on Time Warner Cable’s ESPN2. Hurd also ran a program, Running with the Hurd to help underprivileged young kids.

Sam Hurd’s Wife & Personal Life

Sam Hurd is married to Stacee Green. He met his wife in college while attending Northern Illinois University. They tied the knot in an enchanted double-ring ceremony at Chicago’s Bethany Union Church on August 7, 2006. Together, they share a daughter born in 2012 after six years of marriage.

In early December 2011, Hurd was held on federal drug charges in the Dallas, Northern District of Texas. As per the complaint, he reportedly negotiated to pay $25 thousand per kg of cocaine and another $450 per pound of marijuana.

Hurd later pleaded not guilty to setting up a drug dealing network in January 2012. He was arrested again for violating his bond after failing two drug tests on August 9, 2012. Hurd was ordered to be jailed indefinitely after admitting to drug use both times.

Sam faced a sentence of 15 years in prison on November 13, 2013. He was released from federal prison to community confinement in January 2023. After a month, on February 23, 2023, he was discharged and released from his sentence.

Sam Hurd Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Sam Hurd’s net worth is $500 thousand. He has earned around $2.7 million from the Dallas Cowboys, playing with the team for four seasons. In July 2011, Hurd signed a three-year contract worth $4,150,000 with the Chicago bears, including a signing bonus $350,000 and an average annual salary of $1,383,333.

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