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There's a New Bronco in Town

Sunday, April 24, 2005; Page E14


After two years of controversy, court battles, inactivity and disappointing workouts, Maurice Clarett has been drafted. (2004 Photo Michael Conroy -- AP)

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There's a New Bronco in Town

Maurice Clarett, the former Ohio State star running back who led his team to the 2002 national championship and then lost a court battle to get into the draft after his freshman season, went to the Denver Broncos with a third-round compensatory pick, the 101st overall. The selection is particularly compelling considering the Broncos have had five running backs -- Terrell Davis, Olandis Gary, Mike Anderson, Clinton Portis and Reuben Droughns -- rush for at least 1,000 yards since 1998.


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