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-- the NFL draft next week now that's a time when many young men go from being broke to millionaire athletes in an instant just like that.
Our next guest was ones in that position.
Joining us now is Stephen Jackson star running back -- Saint Louis rams' Steven I'm told -- good.
That a yes I am I am told.
-- use all the best running back in the NFL any comment.
Arguably have a say I think so I believe in this sort of back and NFL.
Excellent response thank.
Yes sir this is gonna be good now when you would drafted I think that was what 20062008.
Was -- when -- drafted to.
I'm sorry 2000 -- -- in an instant million was that line.
It was incredible is on he knows that something that I dreamed about my whole life.
The -- of homes when I was tears though predicting that I will be NFL running back into the have a unfold then.
Gives them about my life in that in that area it is unbelievable but more importantly.
I thought not the money but I thought about the -- Dhabi put on in my -- to use its influence others.
Now you play for of a relatively small team -- when my -- a small mean a -- not one of the big stock teams OK small market team.
Maybe that's held you back a little bit with -- endorsements because look I don't know much about hopeful.
But a lot of people tell me that even though you'll probably the best guy in the NFL not -- many people know you for endorsement purposes because you with a small market -- -- a comment on -- -- -- -- we're definitely a small market -- -- over the years and I've been here.
We haven't been the best he's so we've been a little bit are successful -- so those covers and those two things have kinda held me back fourth endorsements.
What is allowed me to start on another mission is somebody realized be interested in and that's.
Helping young people.
With academics you've got us you've got -- a foundation I think you you put money into the foundation and it helps kids with the educational expenses Bryant.
Yes ours -- -- that's -- foundation in combating illiteracy.
And Las Vegas my hometown -- Saint Louis where -- play.
High school -- -- -- entirely too high and that is what occurs kids that you can't put a value education.
So I invite them to the football games to be myself or some other teammates.
To be around us and give them a reason to dream but also occurs and stay in school was that you dream when you're young men.
It was my dream -- might -- -- for quite some time.
And -- what I.
Originally thought of others very much is thought about it would be score -- -- to be playing football before it.
Millions of people but I realize it's -- states.
That actually have a turn -- to a positive they're not allowed force yet now allow for some other things to take the data vision that you read about.
In the newspaper sometimes.
You know Stephen Jackson I don't know much about -- -- but I can tell you a good man I know you very big.
And I think -- one of those guys who grab the ball and -- on the double for the end zone as you call is that correct so.
Yes yes exactly what I do.
It's the most sufferings of -- a rugby a much severe accident -- Cox there -- what are your favorite -- tobacco -- things on the right back in just second what exactly what rugby is a real man that's getting under families ipads in Helmand personal -- count us out some -- -- teaching the basics of broadly -- a real -- is that okay we can distance Jackson that I take you up on that.
You know gentlemen and a good man and we thank you very much -- big news today is a good luck to you.
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