Dontae Walker faces up to 30 years in jail

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Former Mississippi State running back
Dontae Walker was convicted Thursday of possession of cocaine and
felony possession of marijuana.
Walker, ninth in school history with 1,875 yards rushing, has
been playing for the Birmingham Steeldogs of the Arena Football
Walker faces up to 30 years in prison on the cocaine conviction
and up to three years for possessing more than an ounce of
Walker and Shaundraaus Frazier, 25, were charged in August 2003
with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and
possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute.
Sheriff's deputies and Starkville police said they recovered
crack cocaine, marijuana and various drug packaging paraphernalia
from the car in which the two were traveling. Authorities said the
car was stopped because the car's window tint was darker than what
is allowed by state law.