Maurice Clarett tells his side

How cars and cash were normal at Jim Tressel's OSU program

Originally Published: November 10, 2004
By Tom Friend | ESPN The Magazine

Editors Note: This story originally appeared in the November 22, 2004 edition of ESPN The Magazine.

He left on a Greyhound bus last May, without a goodbye, without anyone even flipping him the bird. He left unceremoniously, in the middle of the week, with one suitcase, one jacket and one championship he doubted was worth its weight in paper. He left behind the car dealerships, where he says the head coach got him SUVs. He left behind the library, where he says tutors got him bogus A's. He ...

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