About Jamarcus Russell
It has been announced that the overall size of JaMarcus Russell net worth is 2 million dollars. However, there are still some misunderstandings of how high his net worth actually is as some other sources have claimed that it reaches 25 million dollars, right now. JaMarcus Russell has become famous because of his career as a football player, although today he is retired from this career. Thus playing football has also added up a lot to the overall sum of JaMarcus Russell net worth.
In 2007, he began to play in the team of the Oakland Riders, when he signed a contract worth 68 million dollars for 6 years. Out of those 68 million dollars, 32 million dollars were guaranteed money. Thus, playing in the team has also increased the overall amount of JaMarcus Russell net worth. However, his career in the NFL was quite a short one. In 2010, he stopped playing for the Oakland Raiders team. After he was released from the team, JaMarcus Russell became a free agent, however, it is not believed that he would come back to play in the NFL.
When he was growing up, JaMarcyus Russell started to play football. In high school he continued his career as a football player, too. In 2003, he enrolled into Louisiana State University, where he also belonged to the school’s football team. Thus from an early age he knew that he wanted to become a professional football player. In 2005, JaMarcus Russell was already playing as a starting quarterback for the team of his university.
In 2007, JaMarcus Russell entered the NFL Draft, where he was chosen as the first overall pick by the Oakland Raiders. In the end of 2007, he made his debut as a member of the team, when he played in the second quarter in the game against the Denver Broncos. In 2009, JaMarcus Russell was chosen to be the starter for the team.
After the season was over and the training camp for the next season started, it was reported that he came to the camp being very overweight – 290 pounds. This was also one of the reasons why the team let him go. Up to this day, it is still not known if he is going to continue his professional career in football. Thus, all of the stated above facts prove that he was chosen to be one of the biggest busts in NFL history for a reason.