Fomer Buccaneer Keith McCants' Sad Life Story

Keith McCants was one of the biggest draft bust in Bucs history. He was a dominant linebacker at Alabama, selected 4th overall by the Buccaneers in the 1990 NFL Draft, he never turned into a good player. He was moved from linebacker to defensive end but failed to make an impact there. The fact that he already had a bum knee when he was drafted certainly didn't help. 

Since the end of his career, however, McCants' life has spiraled out of control(make sure to read this article - it's a sad account of a broken man). Despite signing a $7.4 million contract with the Bucs, he is now broke. He's been arrested 11 times since 2002 on drug-related charges, and he complains of dementia and constant pain related to his football injuries. This story isn't unique among retired football players, sadly. Many squander their money, or immense medical bills ruin them. Gay Culverhouse, daughter of former Bucs owner Hugh Culverhouse, has been helping these players through her Players' Outreach Program. At least that's one Culverhouse we can be proud of. 

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