NFL receiver in jail, The troubles continue for former Jaguars receivers.
Jimmy Smith, a Jacksonville wide receiver from 1995 to 2005, is serving six years
in a Mississippi jail after convictions for possession of a firearm and
cocaine possession, First Coast News reports. Smith received sentences
of two years for the firearm conviction and four years for the cocaine
charge. He went to jail March 29, and his release date is set for Nov. 8, 2018, according to Action News Jax.
Smith has had a troubled past, including drug possession charges in 2009.
In his playing days, though, he was one of the best, totaling 12,287
yards on 862 receptions, including an NFL-high 116 catches in 1999. He
was a five-time Pro Bowl selection.