Maurice Clarett, running back
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Rise: He ran for 1,237 yards and 16 rushing TDs as a freshman at Ohio State en route to a national title with the Buckeyes.
Fall: He attempted to enter the NFL draft before he was eligible, never played another game at Ohio State and never played in the NFL.
The latest: He was released from prison for armed robbery and illegal gun possession in 2010, played in the UFL and is now with the Tiger Rugby Olympic Development Program in Columbus, Ohio.