For Some College Football Players, Graduation Does Not Mean Goodbye

Posted by Larry Burton on March-21-2010 Add Comments

For some graduating or departing college football players, they leave and rarely look back. They go to the next chapter of their lives with fond memories and some friendships, but others stay connected to the coaches, players and university forever.

Pictured above is Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson, a former Alabama standout, who still has close ties to the players and coaches and will remain a Crimson Tider for the rest of his life.

Kirby Smart told me he talks to Rashad by phone, and when Alabama was headed to the national championship, Rashad texted and phoned players to encourage and congratulate them.

Before leaving for Arizona and his pro career, Rashad said, "Though I'm eager to start the new challeng...

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