• NFL draft bust JaMarcus Russell is attempting a comeback

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Jan 23, 2013
    Saying he doesn't want to be remembered as a "bust," quarterback JaMarcus Russell, who hasn't played in the NFL since 2009, is attempting a comeback. So, JaMarcus Russell says he wants to play in the NFL again. Good for him. It doesn’t mean he will. JaMarcus Russell, the first overall pick of the 2007 draft, pretty much ate and purple drank his way through $31.5 million in guaranteed money. People are always saying that I'm a bust. I want to show them I'm not. I'm committed to this now." Russell still has a long way to go before any team will even consider giving him a look. People would say [that] I didn't love the game, but that pisses me off," Russell told Yahoo! Sports. He’ll have to answer questions about his arrest for having codeine syrup without a prescription in 2010 and convince someone he’s worth a chance.
    • JaMarcus Russell, Who Now Weighs More Than 300 Pounds, Is Thinking Comeback

      JaMarcus Russell, the first overall pick of the 2007 draft, pretty much ate and purple drank his way through $31.5 million in guaranteed money. The Raiders cut him loose in May 2010, and he had a couple of failed tryouts with the Redskins and Dolphins l…
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Russell comeback: It won't be easy

      So, JaMarcus Russell says he wants to play in the NFL again. Good for him. It doesn’t mean he will. Russell has big obstacles in front of him before securing an NFL contract. Russell, the No. 1 pick of the 2007 draft, and considered one of the biggest a
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Ex-draft bust Russell attempting NFL comeback

      Saying he doesn't want to be remembered as a "bust," quarterback JaMarcus Russell is attempting an NFL comeback.
      Source: ESPN.com

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