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Dwayne Jarrett “retires”

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The Dwayne Jarrett era has ended in Canada.  In the immortal words of that dude from Stripes:  “There was one?”

Jarrett, a much-hyped USC receiver who slid to round two in 2007 and then later slid out of the NFL in 2010, has “retired” from the CFL’s Saskatchewan RoughRiders, according to the Regina Leader-Post.

The wideout, who joined the team last month, missed all of the team’s rookie camp due to “immigration and travel” issues.  He then arrived for training camp on Saturday and injured his foot on Sunday.

“The deal with his foot was we didn’t think he would recover and he didn’t think he would either,” coach Corey Chamblin said.  “I can’t tell exactly what the injury was with his foot.  He decided to retire and we thought it was in his best interest to do that.  If he has interest in coming back, that’s OK with us.”

Chamblin said that the door has been left open for a possible return, which would mean Jarrett really hasn’t retired.

Jarrett’s NFL career ended after the Panthers cut him following a second DUI arrest, and in light of a chronic inability to perform at an acceptable level.

Maybe he “retired” from the NFL, too.

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11 Responses to “Dwayne Jarrett “retires””
  1. paulsdamnblog says: Jun 8, 2012 4:43 PM

    This is an unremarkable comment for Jarretts unremarkable career.

  2. glennmcahill says: Jun 8, 2012 4:46 PM

    Just like you “retired” from the law profession.

  3. dcbassguy says: Jun 8, 2012 4:47 PM

    USC WR’s are Awesome!

  4. jbl429 says: Jun 8, 2012 4:47 PM

    And to think most people thought he was a better prospect than his teammate Steve Smith.

  5. theecowardlylion says: Jun 8, 2012 4:49 PM

    ah yeah….. who?

  6. nobby821 says: Jun 8, 2012 5:41 PM

    Wow as a bucs fan I remember us making this guy look amazing…Smh

  7. ppc50 says: Jun 8, 2012 6:02 PM

    He will end up pulling a Mike Williams and realize how great it is to be a professional athlete and make a comeback. Dallas still needs a #3 WR.

  8. jameslongstaffe says: Jun 8, 2012 8:01 PM

    He was in tough competition to make the team, & a foot injury off the bat makes that even more difficult. Hope he does well after football:)

  9. XRayTiD says: Jun 8, 2012 8:32 PM

    It’s kind of sad because we went to the same high school and he was really a hometown hero for New Brunswick, NJ but his decline from the NFL is likely to be one of Carolina’s biggest draft busts ever.

  10. covercorner says: Jun 8, 2012 10:34 PM

    There is nothing to retire from.

  11. happypackerfan says: Aug 9, 2012 6:54 PM

    not much of a career for dwaind jerrit.

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