Former NFL linebacker Saleem Rasheed was arrested earlier this evening by Birmingham Police and is facing two counts each of "School Employee Engaging in a Sex Act" and "School Employee engaging in a Deviate Sex Act", reports B.J. Millican of CBS42.com reports.
Birmingham Police had been notified that Rasheed, 30, was engaged in a sexual relationship with a student at Woodlawn High School, where Rasheed had been employed as a teacher/coach. During their investigation, BPD discovered a sexual relationship with a second victim.
Rasheed is currently in custody at the Jefferson County Jail. Each charge carries a $100,000 bond.
Last month, Rasheed pleaded guilty to charges of food stamp fraud and falsely claiming a woman as his wife on immigration forms. Rasheed is scheduled for sentencing on those charges on July 12.
A third round pick out of the University of Alabama by the San Francisco 49ers in 2002, Rasheed appeared in 45 games over four seasons, recording 54 tackles and a sack. After brief stint with the Houston Texans and last appeared in professional football with the 2008 Calgary Stampeders.