17 Facts About Rae Carruth

1. Rae Carruth once made roughly $40,000 per game with the Panthers.

2. Rae Carruth is serving a sentence of at least 18 years and 11 months at Nash Correctional Institution near Raleigh, NC.

3. Rae Carruth referred to several "lies" he claimed Adams made, beginning with saying he never apologized for what happened.

4. Rae Carruth attended Valley High School in Sacramento, California, and played four seasons at the University of Colorado.

5. Rae Carruth told Turner that he intended to "fix" his blood test to avoid paying child support to Wright.

6. Rae Carruth vigorously contends that the Crawford error in his case meets the Brecht standard.

7. Rae Carruth will immediately begin a nine-month post-release program before being reinserted into society.

8. Rae Carruth used to be an expert American football player.

9. Rae Carruth played for the Panthers from 1997 until his arrest during the 1999 season.

10. Rae Carruth never has apologized – or publicly acknowledged he did anything wrong.

11. Rae Carruth had a good rookie year – scoring all four of his career NFL touchdowns – but tailed off significantly after that, in part because of a foot injury.

12. Rae Carruth was born on 20th January 1974 in Sacramento, California, the US with the birth name of Rae Lamar Wiggins.

13. Rae Carruth always expected Watkins to lie, Rudolf said, but was shocked by Kennedy.

14. Rae Carruth hired David Rudolf, one of the most prominent attorneys in North Carolina.

15. Rae Carruth is living with a friend at an undisclosed location in Pennsylvania, where he works from home and doesn't get out much, the Charlotte Observer reported Tuesday.

16. Rae Carruth had a respectable rookie season in 1997 and started 14 games.

17. Rae Carruth was a first-round draft pick in the 1997 NFL Draft, taken by the Carolina Panthers with the 27th overall selection.