From the Gridiron to the Office: These NFL Players Have Taken on 9-5 Jobs

Do you ever wonder what happens to your favorite NFL players after they hang up their cleats? According to the NFLPA, an NFL career typically lasts around three years – and once those days are over, some of our beloved athletes move on to next-level careers. You may be surprised by the variety of jobs that these former pros take on – from broadcasting to hospitality and beyond! And get this: some even manage to juggle both a pro football career and a side job simultaneously.

Luther Elliss

After his football career, Luther Elliss found himself in bankruptcy. He had lost practically everything and was determined to get a 9-5 job.

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Tom Pidgeon /Allsport

Now, he dedicates much of his time to the Fuel Up Play 60 program – a children’s health initiative set up to improve kids’ lives and particularly those from adoption groups.