NFL star Tom Brady’s college résumé shows a promising future…in finance

Sep 18, 2014 By Joey White 0

Tom Brady has been one of the NFL’s best quarterbacks over the course of 15 seasons with the New England Patriots. During the 2000 draft, though, he fell to the 6th round and wasn’t sure if anyone would pick him or if he’d be able to make a team even if he was picked.

So, the University of Michigan alumnus did what most other new college graduates do and created a résumé.

Today, Brady posted that résumé to his Facebook page, giving us a look at a young man ready to take on the world of finance with a fairly straightforward résumé, just with a few experiences that are rather unique…

Tom Bradys Resume

Football fan proudly wears child abuser Adrian Peterson’s jersey…for a very good reason

Sep 15, 2014 By Abraham 0

After Vikings star Adrian Peterson was benched this past weekend as he faces charges of child abuse, reactions were varied. Most of the publicized voices decried his behavior, of course. But plenty of fans still stood by their favorite player, too. And one of the simplest ways to do this was to simply wear an Adrian Peterson jersey.

This fan did just that.

But by making a simple change to the back of the shirt, he made sure everyone knew who he was actually supporting when he donned the number 28…

Updated Adrian Peterson Jersey

(via Next Impulse, Phil Hecken)

1-800-4-A-Child is the National Child Abuse Hotline with crisis counselors available 24/7.

1943 letter invites young man to play for the NFL, but he’ll need to bring his own shoes

Sep 14, 2014 By Abraham 0

In April 1943, a strapping 23-year-old Harold Gutke was invited to play for the New York Giants, or the New York Football Giants, as they were called then. The letter he received acknowledges the likelihood that he would be drafted, but lets him know he can make $150 a game if he’s available.

But he’ll have to provide his own shoes…

NFL Letter, 1943

In fact, Mr. Gutke did end up being drafted so he didn’t have the chance to become a football star. After serving in the Navy, he came home, had a family (one of whom would post this letter many years later), and coached high school football and track for 35 years.

The idiot’s guide to how smart people enjoy professional sports

Sep 9, 2014 By Abraham 0

Almost everybody enjoys sports in some capacity. And these millions of fans can be roughly divided into two groups — idiots and smart people. Sports is the common ground between these two sorts of people…and it might be the only common ground.

Idiot's Guide to Sports for Smart People

The idiots just need to be able to yell and drink beer, while the smart person’s relationship with sports is a bit more complicated. Here’s a guide to that experience if you’re own of the idiots…

NFL team shows compassion and class, cuts player but helps save his daughter’s life

Sep 8, 2014 By Megan Berman 1

When defensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals Devon Still found out in June that his 4-year old daughter Leah was diagnosed with stage-4 pediatric cancer, football was suddenly the last thing on his mind.

Devon Still and his daughter - 02

When he had to leave practice and commute between his Delaware home and his daughter’s treatment facility in Philadelphia, his performance suffered. So a week ago, just before the season was to start, he got some discouraging news: Despite having played for the last two years, he didn’t make the final 53-man roster this season.

But it wasn’t all bad news…

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This guy wouldn’t be making $500K a year if it weren’t for his face tattoo

Sep 5, 2014 By Joey White 4

Getting a face tattoo is like saying goodbye to ever getting a good job, right? Well, yes and no…

Bored with his job at Toys ‘R’ Us three years ago, Ethan Westbrooks needed a spark to motivate himself to succeed in something else. As a student and football player at Sacramento City Junior College, Westbrooks resolved that he would make the NFL.

He quit his job at the toy store and to ensure that he would never be able to be hired at a normal job again, he got a tattoo just below his eye…

Ethan Westbrooks

Soon after getting his face inked, the defensive lineman transferred from the junior college to Division II West Texas A&M. He says about the tattoo,

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