Rae Lamar Wiggins known as Rae Carruth, was born on the 20th January 1974, in Sacramento, California, USA, and is a former player of American Football who played in the position of wide receiver for the team of the Carolina Panthers in the NFL. His sporting career ended when in 2001 when he was convicted of conspiracy in the murder of his girlfriend and was jailed. He had been playing football professionally from 1997 to 1999.
How much is the wealth of the former football player? It has been estimated that the overall size of Rae Carruth’s net worth is as much as $10,000, as of the data given in 2016.
Rae Carruth Net Worth $10,000
To begin with, he grew up in Sacramento, and was educated at Valley High School in which he started playing football. Later while a student at the University of Colorado Boulder, he played for the team of the Colorado Buffaloes with quarterbacks Koy Detmer and Kordell Stewart. In 1996, Rae was named first team All-America, which was a great start to a very promising career.
Concerning his professional career, Rae Carruth was drafted the 27th in the second round by the Carolina Panthers in 1997, with a four-year contract for $3.7 million. The contract included the signing bonus of $1.3 which meant that the net worth of Rae Carruth received a good injection. During a successful debut season, he managed to catch 44 passes for 545 yards. Unfortunately, in 1998 he was injured in the first game, and missed the rest of the season. He played the first six games of the 1999 season, which brought his career statistics 62 receptions for 804 yards gained and 4 touchdowns.
Unfortunately, the career of the football player has been stopped by his criminal history in 1999. His girlfriend Cherica Adams was murdered by gunfire but managed to call the police and describe Carruth and the whole scene. According to the girl, Carruth drove the car and the man sitting in the passenger’s seat shot her. Later, police found out that the murderer was the friend of Rae, the club manager Van Brett Watkins Sr. Cherica Adams was brought to the hospital, the young woman underwent a Caesarean to save the child eight months she bore, however, she died a month later. Carruth fled, but was arrested by police and sentenced to 18 years in prison, being not convicted of murder, but found guilty of conspiracy to commit the murder, driving the car and using an instrument to kill an unborn child. Currently, he is imprisoned at Tyrrell Prison Work Farm near Columbia, North Carolina, USA. He hopes to be released on the 22nd October 2018.
Finally, in the personal life of the former football player, currently he is single, although he has fathered two children out of the wedlock: Raelondo Wright with then girlfriend Michelle Wright, and Lee Adams with Cherica Adams, the girl he was convicted of conspiring to murder.
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