Here Are 20 Ex-NFL Quarterbacks And What They Have Gone On To Do After Giving Up The Sport

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A career in the NFL can bring glory, fame and riches beyond anyone’s wildest dreams. But with many players choosing to quit or being forced to retire from the game before they hit 40, a pro footballer’s time on the field is often relatively short.

It’s perhaps no surprise, then, that the sport’s former stars have turned to other pursuits to fill their free time. And with that in mind, here’s a look at what 20 ex-NFL quarterbacks have done since hanging up their cleats for good.

20. Rex Grossman

Rex Grossman was drafted as a first-round pick by the Chicago Bears after establishing himself as one of the Florida Gators’ all-time finest players. But the quarterback never appeared to hit his form as an NFL star, even if he did manage to make it to Super Bowl XLI with the Bears. And, perhaps knowing that he needed to diversify, Grossman ultimately founded recruitment agency Florida Medical Staffing with his wife.

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