Gone but will never forgotten. R.I.P. Nate
- Aug 13, 1998
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- Anniston, AL
Sam Farmer / Los Angeles Times
Reggie Bush has the richest marketing portfolio for any rookie in NFL history. His No. 25 is currently the league's top-selling jersey. He's considered a community pillar in hurricane-ravaged New Orleans and, at least for now, he appears to have distanced himself from the illegal-payments scandal that dogged him last spring at USC.
The only time Bush isn't making strides these days is when he's handed the football.
Through the first seven games of the New Orleans Saints' season, Bush is the league's 47th-ranked rusher with 212 yards in 70 carries and no touchdowns. Above him on the list are rookies Joseph Addai of Indianapolis, Laurence Maroney of New England, Wali Lundy of Houston, Leon Washington of the New York Jets, Jerious Norwood of the Atlanta Falcons and, most notably, former UCLA standout Maurice Jones-Drew of Jacksonville.
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