Jones faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted of cocaine charge

Updated: August 11, 2008, 8:59 PM ET
Associated Press

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Matt Jones pleaded not guilty Monday to possession of cocaine, a charge that carries up to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

Jones, who is free on a $2,500 bond, returned to Jacksonville, Fla., on Monday in time to show up at the Jaguars' practice that evening. He faces an Oct. 10 trial date -- two days before the Jaguars play at Denver.

The 25-year-old Jones, a former Arkansas Razorbacks quarterback who was taken in the ...

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