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Former NFL receiver could face 20 years in prison for federal drug conspiracy

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Reche Caldwell, former wide receiver in the NFL is facing up to 20 years prison time after pleading guilty to a federal drug conspiracy.

Drug distribution

Prosecutors in the subsequent sentencing have reported that Caldwell has admitted to a scheme of distributing the drug known as 'Molly'.

Marketed on the street and commonly known as 'Molly', the drug is a positional isomer of Butylone, also known as Ethylone and Caldwell has pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute.

The Tampa Tribune reports that the 35-year-old has admitted that he signed for a parcel from China containing 1.5 kilograms of the drug and a week later, federal investigators would intercept a package mailed by Caldwell that contained the shipment of 'Molly'.

NFL career

Caldwell was a second round pick of the San Diego Chargers in 2002, he would go on to represent four NFL teams in his seven year tenure in the league, last featuring for the St. Louis Rams in 2008.

Caldwell was an All-America quarterback at Jefferson High who went on to play wide receiver at the University of Florida, his best season was as a Junior for the Gators in which he caught 65 receptions for 1,059 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Previous arrests

Caldwell, whose first name is Donald but is known by his middle name Reche has had many run-ins with the law this year alone, his current guilty plead comes off his third arrest.

He was also arrested in January and accused of running an illegal gambling operation, his other conviction from the police was in August on a charge of possession of marijuana and driving with a suspended license.

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