Marcus Dupree is an American former professional football player who played running back for the United States football league (USFL) and National Football League (NFL). He has accumulated most of his wealth through his career as a sports player. He is a very well-known celebrity in the world and has been able to attract the attention of the public from all over the globe.
He was born on May 22, 1964 in Philadelphia, Mississippi and attended the University of Oklahoma before briefly attending the University of Southern Mississippi. He was a highly sought-after high school football player who led the Philadelphia Tornadoes to a state championship. His incredible ability to run the ball made him one of the most wanted college football players in the country. His head coach, Barry Switzer, even compared him to the great Earl Campbell.
After his collegiate career, he signed with the USFL’s New Orleans Breakers and scored on his first professional drive. However, a knee injury cut his season short. He would play only two seasons for the Breakers before retiring from the game.
After his retirement from the NFL, he started a business called ‘Marcus Dupree MVP College Recruiting and Consulting’ which guides young athletes through the college recruiting process. He also hosts a radio show, ‘The Marcus Dupree Show’. In addition, he is also a USWA professional wrestler and runs his own sports bar in Mississippi.