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JaMarcus Russell out as high school volunteer coach, sued over $74K donation intended for alma mater

Jun 29, 2024

JaMarcus Russell is facing a lawsuit that accuses the 2007 No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick of taking money that was meant for the football program at Williamson High School, his alma mater.

According to WKRG, Russell accepted a $74,000 check from Chris Knowles, a local business owner, that was meant as a donation to help the football program purchase weight room equipment.

Source: Yahoo Sports

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