Former Raiders QB Attempting Comeback at Age 48

Former Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich isn't done playing football just yet. 

According to the So Cal Coyotes of the Developmental Pro Football Program, Marinovich will compete for the starting QB job when their camp kicks off on August 10 in Indio, Calif. 

Marinvich is less than a year removed from an arrest after he was found naked in an Irvine backyard with drugs. 

Last March, Marinovich was sentenced in Orange County to three years' probation for a drug relapse. According to the former first round pick, he has been clean and sober since August 2016, and has been tested weekly since joining the Coyotes.

Marinowich just turned 48 years old. 

Marinovich will compete in camp with second-year incumbent and former NAIA National Player of the Year Jacob Russell. As a rookie in 2016, Russell, 25, threw for a league-best 2,048 yards, 35 touchdowns and only two interceptions in the Coyotes perfect 7-0 season.

The Coyotes play in the World Developmental Football League, a 16-team league with teams on the East Coast, four on the West Coast and four in South Africa.

Marinovich was selected in the first round of the 1991 draft by the Los Angeles Raiders, signing a three-year, $2.25 million deal. 

He was released after two seasons for repeated drug use.

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