MOBILE, Ala. - Like many of this year's top draft prospects, Robert Edwards once attended the Senior Bowl preparing for an NFL career.
"I remember seeing all the coaches, scouts and everything in the stands," said Edwards, a 1998 participant. "I assumed everyone there had a job on a team or something."
Edwards discovered that first-hand when returning to Mobile earlier this week in hopes of breaking into the coaching profession. There were seemingly more people seeking jobs than those actually employed.
Edwards might actually have found it easier recovering from three torn knee ligaments and a sliced artery than getting his foot in the door in Mobile. He scored some leads and phone numbers, but Edwards allows that he needs to hire an agent to land an interview with "the big-time guys."
"I didn't expect it to be this crazy," he said.
01-25-2009 05:43 PM
Re: Robert Edwards looking for an NFL gig
Saw that on PFT...with that article referenced...sad sad..I always felt bad for him...and how he rehabbed and was cut so quick...