Clinton Earl Portis is a former American football player. He has played in the National Football League (NFL) for nine seasons. Clinton was popular for running back for Washington Redskins for seven seasons with an average of 81.2 yards per game. Let us take a close look into Clinton Portis Wiki, Bio, Net worth, Age and everything else.
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Clinton Portis Biography
Clinton Portis was born on 1st September 1981 in Laurel, Mississippi. Clinton’s mother’s name is Rhonnel Y. Hearn. His parents were separated and Clinton’s mother took care of raising Clinton along with his 2 siblings. Portis attended Gainesville High School where he was a standout track athlete for the High school track team. Clinton also enrolled in the University of Miami
Clinton Portis Career
Clinton played for the Miami Hurricanes football team. It was not easy for Clinton to get fame and respect from the football. He struggled to get to the position where he is now. Wherever he plays, his big mouth, aggressive speed, and moves bring him down. In 2001, Portis bounced back as the Hurricanes won the National Championship where Portis had his best season for 1,200 yards and 10 touchdowns. If we look at the Career National Football League statistics, Portis Rushing yards are 9,923 and the average is 4.4. Clinton Portis retired from his football career in August 2012.
Clinton Portis Controversies
According to Federal Prosecutors, Clinton Portis is one among 12 retired players accused of defrauding the league’s health care benefits. The controversy is about, defrauding more than $3 million retiree health care benefits. In the year 2017 to 2018, Clinton along with 12 players led to over $3 million false health claims.
Physical Appearance of Clinton Portis
Height: 5’ 11”
Weight: 90 Kg
Clinton Portis Net worth
Although there are fraud controversies on Clinton, it is reported that his net worth is negative $ 5 million.
Facts about Clinton Portis
- In 2004, Portis was the highest-paid running back player with an 8-year $50 Million contract for Redskins.
- In 2005, Portis filed Bankruptcy and owned $5 Million.
- In 2019, He was charged for Alleged Health Care Fraud Scheme for Retired NFL player benefits.