Todd Marinovich Arrested: Latest News, Comments, Reaction on Former NFL QB

August 22, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Irvine, California, police arrested former Los Angeles Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich on charges of trespassing and marijuana possession Friday, per the Orange County Register's Joshua Sudock.
According to Irvine police Cmdr. Mike Hallinan, a caller alerted the department about a naked man walking along a trail. Officers allegedly found Marinovich holding a brown bag that contained marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Marinovich's story is well-known to football fans. His father, Marv, groomed him for football stardom from birth, going so far as to stretch Todd's hamstrings in the crib when he was a baby.
Dubbed the "Robo QB," Marinovich played two years with the USC Trojans before moving to the NFL. The Raiders selected him 24th overall in the 1991 draft. He played just two years, throwing for 1,345 yards and eight touchdowns with nine interceptions.
Marinovich has battled drug problems in the past. He was charged with cocaine possession in 1991 while still with ...

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