According to ESPN Chicago, former Chicago Bears first round draft choice, wide receiver David Terrell is facing felony charges related to a recent drug bust.
Former Chicago Bears first-round draft pick David Terrell was charged with felony manufacturing or delivery of cannabis and a misdemeanor count of battery, according to Chicago Police Department news affair officer John Mirabelli.
Officers received a call of smoking marijuana on Friday afternoon and conducted an interview with Terrell, according to the police report. Cannabis scales and equipment to package were in plain view.
At one point Terrell struck the hand of an officer and was taken into custody, according to the report. A second officer was taken to a hospital for medical attention after Terrell tried to resist arrest.
Two other individuals were arrested with Terrell, according to Mirabelli.
Terrell was selected by the Bears with the #8 overall selection of the 2001 NFL draft out of Michigan, but never amounted to anything as a wide receiver. Earlier this year, Terrell fought back against his status as a “bust” citing the Bears poor quarterback play during his time as a receiver.
In four years with the Bears, Terrell had 128 catches for just over 1600 yards and 9 touchdowns. In one season with the Bears, Brandon Marshall had 118 catches for 1500+ yards and 11 TD’s. Just sayin’.
Terrell appears set to join former Bears receiver and special teamer Sam Hurd with the federal penitentiary league wide receiver group. The Longest Yard: Chicago Bears edition coming to a theater near you.
Terrell always looked good in that Bears alternate orange jersey. This couldn’t happen to a more deserving fellow.