Packers rookie Brad Jones confident in NFL future
By Tommy Pelissero, Green Bay Press-Gazette
Nov. 26, 2009
Brad Jones had thought about what he might become if a pro football career didn’t work out.
Investment banker. Lawyer. Astronaut.
That last one is no joke. Jones has one degree from the University of Colorado in economics and was four classes shy of another in astrophysics when he joined the Green Bay Packers in April.
“If you’re good at learning stuff,” the rookie linebacker said this week, “there’s a lot of options out there for you.”
Courses in escape velocity and string theory aren’t exactly standard fare for future NFL players, but then again, Jones isn’t your standard player.
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