Ryan Leaf is in major trouble with the law. Again.
Just two days after being arrested for stealing prescription pain medication, the former number-two overall draft pick was booked this morning in Montana on new counts of burglary, theft and criminal possession of dangerous drugs.
The latest arrest is "based on a burglary that happened yesterday afternoon after he bailed out," Central Montana Drug Task Force Commander Chris Hickman told reporters today.
Leaf - who had been scheduled for a hearing in court today based on Friday's charges, which were based on the discovery of 28 Oxycodone pills in his pickup truck and the testimony from an acquaintance that Leaf broke into his residence to acquire them - is also in violation of his probation (stemming from a 2009 arrest) and cannot be released from jail at the moment.
The former quarterback was a standout at Washington University and was drafted second (behind Peyton Manning) by the San Diego Chargers in 1998. He never came close to fulfilling his promise and was out of the league by 2001.