Former Football Star Tries Karate

I enjoy reading in the mornings, as I’m a huge sports fanatic. I am partial to football, but truly enjoy all sports… minus cricket and curling. I just don’t find much excitement… Anyways, I happen to come across a really cool article in the NFL section. I graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and we sorta have a football tradition. Though lately the tradition has been to get in trouble and loose important games. But, that’s beside the point.

Well, there was this football player that played for the golden Buffaloes by the name of Michael Westbrook. He is best recognized for “The Miracle In Michigan“.

Anyways, he went on to play in the NFL, but had a short career due to injuries, on and off field altercations, and everything in between. He’s been removed from football for 6 years now, and is currently training to get his Black Belt in Brazilian Jui-jitsu. Here’s the article!

Kinda cool how a guy that was pinned to be a star on the big stage finds his glory on the mats, by himself, practicing the martial arts.

Oh, and I heard that Kobe Bryant of the L.A. Lakers has been training in Jeet Kune Do - the art that Bruce Lee created. Let me do some digging around.

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