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Former Los Angeles Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich is returning to play football at the age of 48.

Marinovich played his college ball at the University of Southern California before he was drafted in the first round of the 1991 NFL draft by the Raiders.

He was a product of an abusive household who trained him to become an NFL quarterback since the day he was born. Unfortunately, the immense pressure seemed to finally catch up to him as he turned to drug use.

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Ryan is currently a student at the University of North Carolina. He grew up in the Bay Area and has had Raiders season tickets his entire life fostering his love for the NFL. He has founded his own sports website, thejrreport.com and works at the Sports Desk for the Daily Tar Heel. You can follow Ryan on twitter @rytime98 if you want to discuss anything sports.

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