Story: since I was in diapers, my father has taught me how to be a die-hard football fan. I can vaguely remember on my fourth birthday him getting me my first football. It had a Greenbay Packers logo right under the seams. My father himself was from the Greenbay area, so as I’m sure you can imagine, I was raised to be a CHEESEHEAD!
Topic: My career as an NFL Player
Thesis: I will be telling you all about this job in 3 parts; 1. why I picked this job, 2. How to get the job / education needed, and 3. the job description.
a. I’m very passionate about football. I’ve always had the dream of getting to the professional level someday. I have played football since I was 7 until just 2 years ago when I tore I ligament in my wrist forcing me to end my football career.
b. The chance for more opportunities after being in the NFL. In the past some players have become coaches, which is what I am referring to. Some good examples of these players are, Larry Wilson (Ari. 60-72. HOF 78), Ken Whisenhunt (Atl. 85-88. Coached Ari 07), And Tony Dungy (Pitt. 77-78. SF. 79-80. NYG. 80)
a. Hard work beginning at a very young age. Must be mentally and physically disciplined.
b. Unlike most other careers, becoming a professional football player is not dependent on the degree you pursue during college. Players who attend college on athletic scholarships with the hope of making it to the NFL are known for taking light course loads.
c. For a variety of reasons, including the high chance of sustaining a major injury, the average NFL player's career lasts just 3.5 years, according to "Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine." Facing the prospect of life after football, many players fall into financial hardship, especially if they don't have another viable career option.
III. The job
a. Football is a dynamic sport that demands peak physical performance and exceptional mental toughness. The game itself is most easily categorized into three sections – the offense, defense...