Originally Posted by cdn2wheeler
He now works as a produce stacker at a local grocery store making about $9 an hour.
Absolutely true story.
Maybe some common sense coupled with tenacity might have been in order. I don't know, I'm not the Acme Judgement Company. Just seems sad that his dreams that he worked so hard for vanished when his knee gave way.
I think the ability to redefine success and what to have tenacity about it important.
This guy would probably have had no life after football either if he had continued on the path he was on. His version just came a decade earlier than if he had actually succeeded in playing.
The question is: What is the goal beyond the original goal? If there isn't one, then you get the situation described in this case.