10 NFL Busts


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Andre Ware

With a record season capped by 4,699 yards and 46 touchdowns at the University of Houston, 1989 Heisman Trophy winner Andre Ware was a natural first pick for the Detroit Lions in the 1990 draft. But it became clear that Ware, who skipped out on his senior year to join the NFL, needed more time to grow. He spent a lot of time on the bench and the spread offense that propelled him to greatness in college never seemed to work in the pros. He spent time with the Raiders and Jaguars, ending his NFL career with 83 completions in 161 attempts, 1,112 yards and five touchdowns. Although his playing career ended in 1999, Ware found success after football as a broadcaster, commentator and analyst.

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