Former NFL player Ben Coleman was sentenced to three years in jail on charges of federal tax evasion, identity theft and the filing of false loan applications.

Coleman was also ordered to repay $240,000, according to the Associated Press. He is scheduled to surrender on Feb. 6 to start serving his sentence.

Coleman pleaded guilty last December to providing false information to banks in order to receive access to credit and not filing his 2005 and 2006 tax returns.

He played for nine seasons with a variety of teams, including the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Phoenix Cardinals, the San Diego Chargers and the Washington Redskins, until retiring in 2001.

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