Thursday, March 18, 2010
An example to children and athletes everywhere, New England Patriots defensive end Ty Warren is turning down his $250,000 off-season workout bonus and returning to college instead. Warren is attending classes at Texas A&M. He says that he has his eye on the potential 2011 NFL lockout. He doesn't want his kids to look at him as a man without a degree, unable to earn a living without football.
Warren says he plans to take five classes this off-season. He has said he is working out every morning, dropping his kids off at school and then heading to school himself. This is the first time in Warren's eight NFL seasons with New England that he will not attend their off-season workout program. Warren is on pace to graduate next Spring.
Read the whole story here at espn.com.