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Encyclopedia > Rae Carruth
Rae Carruth – Wide receiver #89
Date of birth: January 20, 1974 (1974-01-20) (age 34)
Place of birth: Flag of the United States Sacramento, CA
Career information
College: Colorado
NFL Draft: 1997 / Round: 1 / Pick 27
Organizations
 As player:
1997-1999 Carolina Panthers
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Rae Lamar Carruth (born January 20, 1974 in Sacramento, California) is a former American football wide receiver in the NFL for the Carolina Panthers. In 2001, he was found guilty of conspiring to murder his girlfriend and is currently serving a prison sentence. [2]. The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... In team sports, the squad number, shirt number, jersey number, sweater number, or uniform number is the number worn on a players uniform. ... If you hold the copyright to an image (e. ... is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Sacramento is the county seat of Sacramento County, California and the capital of the U.S. state of California. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder, UCB officially[3]; Colorado and CU colloquially) is the flagship university of the University of Colorado System in Boulder, Colorado. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting[1]) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns, through seven rounds[2], selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 1997 National Football League Draft was notable for its offensive tackles. ... City Charlotte, North Carolina Other nicknames The Cardiac Cats Team colors Black, Carolina Blue, and Silver Head Coach John Fox Owner Jerry Richardson General manager Marty Hurney Mascot Sir Purr League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1995–present) National Football Conference (1995-present) NFC West (1995-2001) NFC South (2002... is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Sacramento redirects here. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... NFL redirects here. ... City Charlotte, North Carolina Other nicknames The Cardiac Cats Team colors Black, Carolina Blue, and Silver Head Coach John Fox Owner Jerry Richardson General manager Marty Hurney Mascot Sir Purr League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1995–present) National Football Conference (1995-present) NFC West (1995-2001) NFC South (2002...

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Biography

Carruth attended Valley High School in Sacramento, California and played four seasons at the University of Colorado. He was named a first-team All-American in 1996. His college quarterbacks were future NFL quarterbacks Koy Detmer and Kordell Stewart. Carruth was a first-round draft pick (27th overall pick) in the 1997 NFL Draft to the Carolina Panthers, signing a four year, $3.7 million deal. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Sacramento redirects here. ... The University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder, UCB officially[3]; Colorado and CU colloquially) is the flagship university of the University of Colorado System in Boulder, Colorado. ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... The quarterback is a position in the offensive backfield of American and Canadian football, directly behind players of the line. He is generally the leader of the offensive team when it is on the field, responsible for initiating play by receiving the snap of the ball from the center. ... Koy Dennis Detmer (born July 5, 1973) is an American football player who is currently a backup quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles. ... Kordell Slash Stewart (born October 16, 1972 in Marrero, Louisiana) is an American NFL quarterback who most recently played for the Baltimore Ravens. ... The 1997 National Football League Draft was notable for its offensive tackles. ...


He proceeded to have a respectable rookie season, starting 14 games. Wearing uniform number 89, Carruth was on the receiving end of 44 passes for 545 yards (12.4 yards/catch), both of which led all rookie receivers. Carruth also caught four touchdown passes, tied for first among rookie receivers. He was named to the all-rookie team at wide receiver, along with Reidel Anthony of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Reidel Anthony is a former National Football League wide receiver who played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1997-2001. ... League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1976–present) American Football Conference (1976) AFC West (1976) National Football Conference (1977-present) NFC Central (1977-2001) NFC South (2002-present) Current uniform Team colors Buccaneer Red, Pewter, Black, Orange, White Mascot Captain Fear Personnel Owner Malcolm Glazer General Manager Bruce Allen Head...


Big things were expected of Carruth for the 1998 season. However, he broke his right foot in the opening game and did not catch another pass that season due to the injury. He ended the year with four catches for 59 yards (14.8 yards/catch). Carruth played in the first six games of the 1999 season, totaling 14 catches for 200 yards (14.3 yards/catch).


Criminal history

On November 16, 1999, near Carruth's home in Charlotte, North Carolina; Cherica Adams, a woman Carruth had been dating, was shot four times in a drive-by shooting. Surviving the shooting for a time, Adams called 9-1-1 and described Carruth's behavior: he had stopped his vehicle in front of hers as another vehicle drove alongside Adams' and its passenger shot her. Carruth then drove from the scene.[1] is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... Charlotte redirects here. ... A drive-by shooting (or drive-by for short) is a personal attack carried out by someone from a moving or momentarily stopped vehicle. ... This article is about the emergency telephone number. ...


Adams was eight months pregnant with Carruth's child. It was later found out she was pregnant with twins. Soon after her admission to the hospital, Adams fell into a coma.[1] Doctors saved one child, Chancellor Lee Adams, in an emergency Caesarean section, but Cherica Adams died a week later on December 14. Born prematurely and in distress, Chancellor has cerebral palsy. A caesarean section (AE cesarean section), or c-section, is a form of childbirth in which a surgical incision is made through a mothers abdomen (laparotomy) and uterus (hysterotomy) to deliver one or more babies. ... Cerebral palsy (CP) is an umbrella term encompassing a group of non-progressive,[1] non-contagious conditions that cause physical disability in human development. ...


Carruth went to the police and posted a $3 million bail, with the condition that if either Cherica or Chancellor died, he would turn himself in.[1] However, after Adams died, Carruth became a fugitive. The Panthers released him a few days later, citing a morals clause in his contract. He was eventually captured after being found hiding in the trunk of a car outside a motel in Parkers Crossroads, Tennessee. Also, in the trunk was $3,900 in cash, bottles to hold Carruth's urine, extra clothes, candy bars, and a cell phone. Look up fugitive in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Parkers Crossroads is a city in Henderson County, Tennessee, United States. ...


At trial Rae Carruth was defended by David Rudolf and was found guilty of conspiracy to commit murder, shooting into an occupied vehicle, and using an instrument to destroy an unborn child. He was sentenced to 18 to 24 years in prison. However, Carruth was found not guilty of first-degree murder and was spared the death penalty. Carruth is now serving a sentence of at least 18 years and 11 months at Nash Correctional Institution near Raleigh, North Carolina. According to the North Carolina Department of Corrections[3], he has a projected release date of October 22, 2018. David Rudolf (July 2, 1949) is a defence lawyer. ... In the criminal law, a conspiracy is an agreement between natural persons to break the law at some time in the future, and, in some cases, with at least one overt act in furtherance of that agreement. ... In criminal law, an acquittal is the legal result of a verdict of not guilty, or some similar end of the proceeding that terminates it with prejudice without a verdict of guilty being entered against the accused. ... Murder is both a legal and a moral term, that are not always coincident. ... Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted criminal by the state as punishment for crimes known as capital crimes or capital offences. ... For other uses of this name, see Raleigh. ...


Media References

A Law & Order television episode was based on the events surrounding the trial. In this fictional retelling, the plot centers on a basketball player instead of a football player.[2] This article is about the original television series. ...


In the The Original Kings of Comedy, comedian Steve Harvey mocked Carruth's alleged "escape plan"--i.e. hiding in the trunk, and made light of Carruth's decision to "...take his black ass to Nashville."[citation needed] The Original Kings of Comedy is a 2000 stand-up comedy film, directed by Spike Lee, and features the comedy routines of Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, and Bernie Mac. ... For the AIDS activist also named Steve Harvey, see Lenford Harvey. ...


Rapper Immortal Technique mentions Carruth in the song "Bangers Freestyle." You're a f****** incompetent killer like Rae Carruth. Felipe Coronel (born February 19, 1978), better known as Immortal Technique, is a hip hop MC and political activist. ...


Nas also mentions Carruth in the song "Mastermind" off his 6th studio album God's Son. "They killed hoes too like Rae Carruth."


Lil Wayne off Da Drought 3 "New Cash Money" mentions Rae Carruth "Im killin these bitches, Young Rae Carruth" Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. ... Da Drought 3 is a two-disc mixtape by Lil Wayne. ...


References

  1. ^ a b c Investigative Reports episode, A&E
  2. ^ IMDb.com's page for the episode "Losing Season" [1]

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COURT TV ONLINE - TRIALS (2617 words)
Twenty-one hours and 500 miles later, Carruth was taken into custody by the FBI who had discovered him in the trunk in a motel parking lot in Wildersville, Tenn. Among the supplies they found in the trunk with Carruth were a cell phone, candy bars, bottles to hold his urine and $3,900 in cash.
Carruth's lawyers announced they would steadfastly refuse any agreement with the prosecutors, saying that their client was looking forward to standing trial so that he could clear his name.
Carruth, who submitted to a paternity test which proved him to be Chancellor's father and consented to the custody order, vowed to seek custody of the baby if acquitted.
News 14 Carolina | 24 Hour Local News | LOCAL NEWS (144 words)
Rae Carruth was convicted in 2001 on a charge of conspiracy to commit murder.
Carruth was convicted in 2001 on a charge of conspiracy to commit murder and related charges.
Carruth was also convicted in January 2001 of shooting into an occupied vehicle and using a gun to try to kill the baby.
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