|Made Bad Choices|
In contrast, you've got the smart ones. This is the man-bites-dog part of the story. These are the ones you don't hear much about. Here's a video of Brandon Lloyd of the New England Patriots from Yahoo Sports! The Lloyd video is followed by Alfred Morris, running back phenom for the Washington Redskins (Go Skins!).
|Where's the $100,000 sports car?|
I have often wondered why so many professional athletes go off the deep end with their finances. They have access to the best advisors and, if they reflect for a moment, have to realize they don't have to prove anything to anybody - they've already accomplished a remarkable feat even if they have only played one game at the professional level!
The bottom line is that it is about choices. I wish the nation's teenagers could watch these videos together and then talk about who they would want to model their lives after. After all, it is a choice everyone faces as they leave their teens.