Bryson, Ebner Leave Football in College, Transition to NFL Fans

August 21, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The spotlight illuminates nearly 1,700 players in the NFL. Lurking in their shadows, two former college football stars now stand on the outside looking in.
From the outside, the NFL is glitz and glory. Love for the game is a common denominator among all those who watch or play football. But the dividing factor is the physical perils of a player, often preventing some from entering the NFL at all.
Life as a football fan is an embedded alternative.
Will Ebner, former Missouri linebacker, and Sean' Tray Bryson, former Missouri Western defensive lineman, both remember the moment they fell in love with football. Bryson developed his passion right when he began playing football in the seventh grade, while Ebner cites a specific instance during his sophomore year of high school: switching from quarterback to linebacker to combine physicality with instinct.
“It was when I realized that I was playing the game with everything I had on the field every game,” Ebner ...

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