Roaf: Post-NFL career aches
At times on the Louisiana Tech University practice field last Saturday morning, Willie Roaf could stand for only so long.
Eventually, there would come the time when he would say, “Excuse me,” and then lean up against one of the tall light poles located nearby or on a huge tire affixed to a crane.
Welcome to the life of a former NFL player.
Oh, those glory days in the league were made for scrapbooks and fond memories.
So was the adulation of fans, media and others who appreciated an all-out effort on each and every play.