Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/23/13
We all remember JaMarcus Russell right? Even if you aren't a Raiders fan or even a football fan for that matter, there is probably a good chance that you are familiar with the name JaMarcus Russell.Russell was the starting quarterback, if that's what you want to call him, for the Oakland Raiders for a short stretch from 2007 through the end of 2009.Russell played his college ball at LSU, where he led the Tigers to a 21-4 record and a Sugar Bowl win, during his three seasons as the starter.In the Sugar Bowl, Russell ran and threw for over 350 yards and had three touchdowns on his way to being named the games MVP.Coming off of his success at the Sugar Bowl, he decided to skip his final year of eligibility at LSU and declared for the 2007 NFL Draft.No one could've been happier with his decision to turn pro than Raiders former owner, Al Davis.Davis loved a big, strong quarterback that could fling the ball 70 yards down field to his speedy receivers. In Davis' eyes, Russell was the perfe...
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