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Infamous NFL Draft Busts: Where Are They Now?

Infamous NFL Draft Busts: Where Are They Now? April 27, 2018

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    Whatever happened to the most infamous NFL draft busts? Some fell back on second and third careers, often by cashing in on their brief time in the NFL’s limelight. Others fell into prison, drug addiction or both. Here’s what some of the most infamous NFL draft busts are up to these days…

    JaMarcus Russell Then

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    As a redshirt junior at LSU, Russell was named to the All-SEC first team, completing 67.8 percent of his passes for 3,129 yards, 28 touchdowns, and eight interceptions. The Oakland Raiders took him first overall in the 2007 NFL Draft, before the selections of Calvin Johnson and Joe Thomas, who have a combined 13 All-Pro teams between them.