Clarett to Hit Rugby Field

Warren Harding graduate and former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett is trading in his football spikes for rugby shoes.

According to the Columbus Dispatch, Clarett will play for the Columbus affiliate of Tiger Rugby, the developmental program for selecting the team that will represent the U.S. at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Clarett served 3½ years in prison for having a hidden gun and holding up two people outside a Columbus bar.

He has since played for the Omaha Nighthawks in the UFL, written a book, and has become involved in community events and programs focused on helping youth.

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