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The story of former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett has long been a cautionary tale.
Once a dynamic player, Clarett saw his chances at football glory derail in a mess of suspensions, drug use and a poor attempt at playing in the NFL. Clarett’s brief time as a great Ohio State rusher became a hiatus in a life otherwise filled with arrests and trouble.
But Clarett is not done being in the public eye — and this time, his appearance in a book about UFL coach Joe Moglia, for whom Clarett played, not only reveals just how off-track Clarett was but also what he’s hoping to change.
“I don’t want people to say ‘Don’t be like Maurice Clarett,’ ” he says in the book, which is written by Forbes‘ Monte Burke, as reported by Deadspin. “In fact, I want the opposite. I want people to see me now and say they want to be like me. And I’m working every day to earn that.”
Clarett gave his comments during a mandatory team sharing time in training camp for his UFL team, the Omaha Nighthawks, wher
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During his short time at Ohio State University, Maurice Clarett did not exactly live the life of an average college student. You could argue that no Division-I athlete at a school like Ohio State lives a “normal” college life, but Clarett was a special case. After leading OSU to a national championship over Miami in 2003, the running back seemed destined for stardom. Then, Clarett...
According to former Omaha Nighthawks head coach Joe Moglia, former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett told him that he earned more money when he was in college then when he played in the UFL.
The excerpt below if from Moglia’s book, thanks to Deadspin.
He was a hard worker in practice and in games. But off the field, he was living a completely different life. “I took golf...
Maurice Clarett has had a very difficult time keeping his life on track, to say the least. The story is a long and complicated journey, and is rather quite intriguing. One of the most interesting pieces of information that Clarett provided during one team meal during his UFL training camp, is the fact that he was paid during college. And not that he just made money, but the...
Maurice Clarett says he made more money at Ohio State than he makes
now in the UFL.
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