publication date: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)

category: Controversy

clue: I'd say this troubled youngster's life off the field has captured more headlines than his career on the field, but then he never had a career on the field.

explanation: Clarett was a promising high school football phenom, considered the best player his age in the country, who unsuccessfully challenged NFL age requirements. Afterwards, he sank into an abyss of violent crime and drugs, a stark contrast with his once bright future. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Todd Brotsch, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Josh Paddison, Joy Dunn, and Aaron Weiss


Similar Goos

Kinky Friedman

Whatever kind of sex he likes, this asshole from El Paso could take his rabble-rousing all the way to the governor's mansion. Go »

Tamara Hoover

Earlier this year, she taught her students a lesson about art: Keep your naughty photos off of Flickr if you want to keep your job. Go »

Slobodan MiloŇ°ević

Slobodan didn't get to be President by hating Albanians... Wait, yes he did. Go »

Jeremy Meeks

This Californian felon didn't mug for the camera while being shot by police, but his handsome mug has shot up in popularity across the Internet. Go »

Dan T. Cathy

He got some very angry people to eat and kiss. Go »

Lindsey Stone

Some of the soldiers that she disrespected served in Iraq, which sounds like a synonym for her last name. Go »