Within one year of an attempted return to football at the age of 48, former Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich is back in jail after being arrested in Orange Country last week, per The Desert Sun.
Marinovich was arrested March 19 and then released on bail but was arrested again on March 23. The details of his arrest are currently unknown, but he is in custody at the Central Men’s Jail in Santa Anna, located near his former high school Mater Dei, and isn’t expected to be released until May 3, via The Desert Sun.
The former USC Trojan has had issues for most of his life staying sober and with the law.
In 2016, Marinovich was arrested after being found naked in a stranger’s yard in possession of marijuana and meth. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail, but avoided it by committing himself to rehab in the desert.
The rehab looked to have turned Marinovich’s life around as he decided to give football another try by joining the SoCal Coyotes, a developmental football team in the desert.
In the Coyotes first game of 2017, Marinovich threw for seven touchdowns in a 73-0 victory. However, a shoulder injury would sideline him for the remainder of the season rendering his return to the football field over.
Unfortunately, it seems Marinovich’s return to the the field is not the only comeback in serious jeopardy after his recent arrests.