Bill Carey
Monday June 25th, 2012

Richard Hurd, a former Baylor basketball player, was arrested for allegedly trying to extort Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, reports Waco's KWTX.

Hurd, 25, was reportedly arrested on Friday and released Monday.

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KWTX reports Hurd's bond was set at $25,000.

No information about the alleged plot is yet known. The case is being investigated by the FBI, and as a result, there is no police report. An FBI agent declined comment to KWTX on Monday.

Hurd was a member of Baylor's basketball team from 2004 to 2007. Griffin, the No. 2 pick in the NFL Draft, won the Heisman Trophy while playing for Baylor last season.

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