Famous Athletes Who Went To Jail

Ryan Leaf
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Ryan Leaf

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf, taken one pick after Peyton Manning in the 1998 NFL Draft, was sent to Montana state prison In January 2013 after being kicked out of a residential drug program. The strong-armed quarterback from Washington State was at the rehabilitation center to start a five-year prison term. He would have been in line to serve only about 15 months of his sentence if he had successfully completed the rehab program. One of the violations that got him kicked out of the rehab program was threatening a staff member.

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