With the unemployment rate rising last month in 13 states during this recession it's hard to shed a tear for professional athletes, especially those who make more in one game check than some families receive in a year. Still, many are indeed struggling as a result of the lockout.
“I just want to get there. When I get there is when I'll feel like an NFL player,” said Clay, who scored 28 touchdowns during his college career. “Technically I just feel like a student who graduated.”
Clay is a promising employee simply looking for work in his field — it just happens to be a football field.
McClatchy-Tribune News Service