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Warren Sapp

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Warren Sapp had to file for bankruptcy in 2012 after owing more than $6 million. The seven-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle owed about $6.7 million to creditors and family after making some odd purchases. He spent $2,250 on a watch and $1,200 on a lion skin rug, but the oddest of his purchases has to be the 2,400 pairs of Jordan shoes. Sapp had a successful and controversial career that included titles at the collegiate and pro level as well as multiple run-ins with teammates.

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