Maurice Clarett back with Nighthawks

Updated: July 7, 2011, 4:07 PM ET
Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. -- The Omaha Nighthawks have added Maurice Clarett to the active roster.

The United Football League team announced the move Thursday.

Clarett spent last season with the team, calling it a chance to rebuild his life. The former Ohio State star was suspended by the NCAA for taking improper inducements, failed to make it in the NFL, then spent 3½ years in prison for having a hidden gun and holding up two people outside a Columbus, Ohio, bar in 2006.

Clarett spent most of last season backing up Ahman Green as he got back into shape. The Nighthawks finished 3-5 after losing their last four games.


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