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ALL-TIME BUSTS (NFL)

Posted on: January 24, 2008 4:01 pm
 
Whereas the NBA has had its share of non-impact players, so has the NFL.  Throw out some of the crappiest, most highly-regarded college stars that amounted to a big fat zero on an NFL field.  Players that are now earning minimum wage somewhere.
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Since: Mar 9, 2007
Posted on: February 14, 2008 5:48 am
 

ALL-TIME BUSTS (NFL)

Wasn't there another Houston QB who busted as well?

Also Rick Mirer and Lawrence Phillips




Since: Oct 31, 2007
Posted on: January 26, 2008 8:30 am
 

ALL-TIME BUSTS (NFL)

Ciatrick Fason was a beast in college. He's actually the last decent running back UF has had. But for some reason, he thought he was better than he was, and skipped his senior year. We see how that paid off.



Since: Sep 22, 2007
Posted on: January 25, 2008 2:28 pm
 

ALL-TIME BUSTS (NFL)

Ricky Williams was a WASTE, not a bust. KiJana Carter was a kneecap case if I remember correctly. Those two have a excuse the others thought they were all that...

Add Russell Exerslabian to the list of 95% of the Saints first round picks, there are too many to name but the ones that earned thoer money Archie, George Rodgers.....Who else?




Since: Aug 25, 2006
Posted on: January 25, 2008 2:09 pm
 

ALL-TIME BUSTS (NFL)

How about the 1995 #1 pick Ki-Jana Cater. He was one huge bust.




Since: May 5, 2007
Posted on: January 25, 2008 6:01 am
 

ALL-TIME BUSTS (NFL)

There are a lot of good entries here.  If you want to go way back, one of the more notorious all-time busts is Terry Baker, QB  out of Oregon State.  Heisman winner and "played" for the Rams, acheiving absolutely zip.  Funny how a lot of the NFL busts are QBs.  On that note, I'm gonna throw in Gino Torretta as well.  Ouch!



Since: Jan 17, 2008
Posted on: January 25, 2008 1:00 am
 

ALL-TIME BUSTS (NFL)

Ricky Williams a bust?  Injury prone? Yes. Junkie? Sure. But I don't think he can be thrown in with the Ryan Leaf / Cade McNown / Akili Smith crowd. 



Since: Aug 27, 2006
Posted on: January 24, 2008 9:36 pm
 

ALL-TIME BUSTS (NFL)

Soon to be making minimum wage somewhere.... Troy Williamson.

Ciatrick Fason didn't do much in the NFL, but he wasn't really highly regarded coming out of college, was he?  I think he was a 5th or 6th round draft pick. 




Since: Jan 21, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2008 7:44 pm
 

ALL-TIME BUSTS (NFL)

My list of NFL busts would have to include Brian Bosworth, Blair Thomas, Andre Ware, and the guy you were thinking of fupped, Tony Mandarich.  Also, I would include Ricky Williams.



Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: January 24, 2008 7:23 pm
 

ALL-TIME BUSTS (NFL)

Todd Marinovich, Ryan Leaf, Ciatrick Fason, and that guy that SI did the story on that ended up in green bay....can't remember his name.  Back in the late eighties the ran a piece on him and touted him the next big thing only to see him flame out.



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