Have you ever worked so hard in your life that you wanted to let loose and have a bit of dangerous fun? Most of us have and it was no different for this football superstar.

He thrived on competition, the thrill and excitement, that it brings to the table when he knocks someone out to run across the field and get that touchdown.

The thrill has driven him to be the superstar that he is today. Even though he tried to be the best man that he can be, life caught up with him in a dangerous way.

Let’s have a look at the secret double life he lived that nobody knew about. It will shake you to the core when you find out how and for what he got caught.

 

From The Beginning


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Samuel Hurd was born in April 1985, where he was still an innocent little boy and the joy of his mother’s heart. From the start, his parents encouraged and inspired a love for sports in him. He immediately took to it and it became a passion he carried with him in life. When he reached high school, puberty was on his side as he started to shine like a star.

Living The Life In High School


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Brackenridge High School in San Antonio, Texas was his playing field where he joined the football team. He outshined everyone by catching 20 touchdowns only in his senior year. This helped him become an all-state wide receiver. But little did everyone know that football wasn’t the only thing that Samuel loved.

The Love He Had For God


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Everyone thought football is and would be his only love, but his love for God persisted. He became a Christian as a child as his parents taught him about the faith and what it means to be a Christian. He immediately found his love for it and keeps it up to this day. Ironically, he used tattoos to express his love for scripture. You can see quotes from the Bible all over his body.

Off He Goes To College


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Samuel got through high school with his amazing talent and faith by his side. He went straight off to the Northern Illinois University and showed off his skills which got him the position of wide receiver. In the 2004 Silicon Valley Football Classics, he helped the university to victory.

He was doing great so far in his university football career, but would he continue to be their pillar of support when the games get tough? Find out next!