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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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Dennis Marek: The forgotten football hero

Kankakee Daily Journal - 02 Jun 2017
Everyone has heard of Red Grange, Dick Butkus, Jim Grabowski and even Don Thorp and Rashard Mendenhall. Bill Burrell is the exception. It is true Bill had a relationship with Jesse Jackson. Jesse was a freshman on the Illini football team when Bill was ...
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Devy Tweet Storm: Big Ten

Dynasty League Football (subscription) - 17 Jun 2017
What does he have left? He's the most notable player on this roster. There are no Rashard Mendenhall or Arrelious Benn talents here. Slim pickings for Illinois. -They do have Jeff George Jr. so that is something. Indiana. PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED.
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2017 Steelers Stock Watch – CB Senquez Golson – Stock Down

Steelers Depot - 15 Jun 2017
Colbert heeded Art's edict by drafting, Rashard Mendenhall. Therefore, I suggest that in the future pay close attention to what Art Rooney II says needs to be done to improve the team during his end-of-the-season press conferences because that's his ...
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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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Richard Pryor's Onetime Los Angeles Home Sells

Wall Street Journal (subscription) - 08 May 2017
The buyer is Rashard Mendenhall, a retired professional football player-turned-television writer. Mr. Mendenhall played five seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers and one with the Arizona Cardinals before retiring three years ago at age 26 to pursue a ...
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Rashard Mendenhall: NFL team was worried about me reading books

Sporting News - 07 Apr 2016
Rashard Mendenhall is a player who retired early (26) mainly because of his interests outside of football. He likes to read, and especially likes to write considering he contributes to the HBO show "Ballers." Coming out of college, teams were concerned ...
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Rashard Mendenhall: The Real Player Behind 'Ballers'

Men's Journal - 01 Jul 2015
"I don't really pick up football books," Rashard Mendenhall says, walking into Small World Books, in Venice, California. "I feel like, whatever's in there, I lived it." Mendenhall was the starting running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers in two Super ...
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Q&A: Rashard Mendenhall on life as an early NFL retiree

USA TODAY - 18 Mar 2015
When former NFL running back Rashard Mendenhall announced his retirement a year ago at age 26, he had no idea he'd be a trendsetter. But in the past two weeks, five NFL players aged 30 or younger have announced their retirement — the most notable ...
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Rashard Mendenhall goes from balling to 'Ballers'

Washington Post - 25 Jun 2015
Former NFL running back Rashard Mendenhall has taken his love of writing, added it to his football knowledge and turned it into a Hollywood career as a television writer. Mendenhall, 27, who played in two Super Bowls, is a writer with the new HBO ...
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Illini legends, lists and lore: Rashard Mendenhall

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - 19 Jun 2016
Rashard Mendenhall's performance in 2007 was one for the books … the Illini record books. Rushing for a UI single-season best 1,681 yards, the junior from Niles West High School broke Antoineo Harris' mark by an amazing 351 yards. Mendenhall chose to ...
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Hot Property: To everything there is a season

Los Angeles Times - 18 Feb 2017
Professional football player-turned-TV writer Rashard Mendenhall has put his home in Santa Monica on the market for $1.579 million. Sitting across from the Brentwood Country Club, the multilevel townhouse was designed for indoor-outdoor entertaining ...

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