Former NFL running back Chuck Muncie pleaded guilty to a federal charge of cocaine distribution as part of a plea bargain.

Muncie, 35, entered the plea during a brief hearing before U.S. District Judge J. Lawrence Irving, who scheduled a Feb. 13 sentencing for the former San Diego Chargers and New Orleans Saints player.The charge against Muncie arose from a December 1987 drug transaction involving less than 2 ounces of cocaine.