Okay, so it wasn’t literally a ton of weight that former LSU quarterback and NFL draft bust JaMarcus Russell lost during his recent attempt at a comeback, which began in earnest in January.
But if the photo tweeted by TEST Football Academy — who trained Russell — on June 15th is to be believed, you won’t be hearing any additional “Fat JaMarcus” jokes anytime soon. After tipping the scales at 308 pounds when his comeback began, Russell is allegedly all the way down to 257.
We never thought we’d say this, but Russell looks slim, fit and athletic. More important, he looks worthy of more tryouts with NFL teams this offseason – provided that his attitude has also undergone an extreme makeover. JaMarcus Russell profile