Sports

10 Underachieving NBA and NFL Players Who Wasted Their Talents

Tue., Jul. 10, 2012 2:30 PM EST
by Jelani Rooks

JaMarcus Russell

The Oakland Raiders drafted JaMarcus Russell as the No. 1 pick in the 2007 NFL Draft; however, Russell quickly disappointed the Raiders and the entire NFL.  The Raiders released Russell on May 6, 2010, but are still paying the $32 million in guaranteed money to Russell for his pedestrian 7-18 record as an NFL starter.

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