The Rehabilitation Of Todd Marinovich


Embattled QB Thriving In Desert Recovery Community

By Shad Powers

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Todd Marinovich has been here before.

And that’s in the figurative sense, in need of rehabilitation for a lifelong drug addiction, but also in the literal sense, at a rehab facility in the desert.

On Aug. 22, 2016, Marinovich, the former USC quarterback prodigy and NFL player, reached what he called an all-time low. He was arrested in Irvine after being found wandering around naked in a stranger’s backyard holding a paper bag full of drugs. He was cited for trespassing, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

“Gosh just thinking about it now, I have hit some pretty low spots in my journey thus far, but the arrest in August of last year was…click here to continue reading