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Why I Retired At 26

Huffington Post - 09 Mar 2014
Either way, I was okay with the idea of fading to black, and my legacy becoming "What ever happened to that dude Rashard Mendenhall? He was pretty good for a few years, then he just vanished." The truth is, I don't really think my walking away is that ...
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The NFL's Real Spencer Strasmore Is the Anti-'Ballers'

The Ringer (blog) - 15 Aug 2017
Rashard Mendenhall, the Pittsburgh Steelers' 2008 first-round draft pick who retired from the NFL in 2014 at age 26, wrote a blog post for the Huffington Post to explain his decision, and was quickly snapped up to be part of the Ballers writing staff ...
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10 Years Later: The Illinois Offense Will Look Familiar This Season

The Champaign Room - 01 Aug 2017
The Illini were slaughtered in the Rose Bowl by a much better USC team, not solely because USC was better, but because Illinois was so one-dimensional in getting the ball to Rashard Mendenhall in zone-read situations. Pete Carroll and the Trojans had ...
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Why Your Team Sucks 2017: New York Jets

Deadspin - 03 Aug 2017
Then the Jets traveled to Pittsburgh and couldn't figure out how to solve the legendary ground game of Rashard Mendenhall. Fuck Rashard Mendenhall, fuck the scarecrow made of Meadowlands reeds and Namath vomit that will be starting at QB by Week 10 ...
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Steelers Training Camp: Through the Years

Tribune-Review - 27 Jul 2017
Pittsburgh Steelers' defensive linesmen Joe Greene, left, and L.C. Greenwood chat about their off season activities Friday, July 22, 1978 as the team veterans report to training camp at Latorbe, Pa. Greene and Greenwood have been of the same defensive ...
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Illini Football: Four Players to Watch on Offense this Season

The Sports Bank (blog) - 03 Aug 2017
This year offensive coordinator Garrick McGee will try to implement some zone-read option and hopefully, Chayce Crouch cab be a bit of a poor man's Juice Williams, and Kendrick Foster can be knockoff version of Rashard Mendenhall. No, they won't be ...
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Former NFL star picks up Richard Pryor's estate for $2.5M

The Real Deal Magazine - 09 May 2017
Retired professional football player Rashard Mendenhall scooped up the former home of late comedian and actor Richard Pryor last week for $2.5 million, or $424 a square foot. The estate, in the San Fernando Valley's Sherwood Forest, was the site where ...
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Former RB Rashard Mendenhall says he suffered "emotional abuse"

247Sports - 12 Jul 2016
Rashard Mendenhall was a talented football player. But that talent couldn't hide the pain the former Steelers and Cardinals running back felt during his career, a career that he ended after just six seasons. On Tuesday, Mendenhall wrote a story ...
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Coming Out: Life After Ball

Huffington Post - 12 Jul 2016
My life coach once told me that “Success is an illusion”. At the time I wasn't sure if I believed her, but those words have been etched in my memory ever since. The more I've excelled apart from football, the grander the illusion has become that it's ...

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