Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 August 2018

288 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199892907

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Not for Long

The Life and Career of the NFL Athlete

Robert W. Turner II

  • As the evidence continues to mount on brain injuries and the long-term health risks of playing football, the sport will continue to face scrutiny from former players, fans, and concerned parents
  • Written and researched from the insider perspective of a former professional football player who earned a Ph.D. after his playing career
  • Explains why former football players, despite their fame, status, and perceived wealth, often struggle with the transition to life after the NFL
  • Charts the experience of making it to the NFL from high school to the pros for stars and journeymen alike

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