Maurice Clarett – A football star’s second act

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Maurice Clarett - A football star's second act

Maurice Clarett was once college football’s top running back, good enough to lead Ohio State to a National Championship.

But, substance abuse and legal troubles derailed Clarett’s pro career before it ever got started.

Now, after spending years in prison, Clarett has turned his life around with a promising business career and starting a program to help at-risk children make the right choices in life.

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This week, Clarett received an award for community service from the Quinnipiac University School of Law.

He also sat down with News 8 anchor Keith Kountz to talk about his past, the present and his goals for the future.

Web Extra: Ketih Kountz interviews Maurice Clarett

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