Monday, February 4, 2013
In “Pros and Cons: The Criminals Who Play in the NFL,
from the post...
Role models, anyone?
In “Pros and Cons: The Criminals Who Play in the NFL,” authors Jeff Benedict and Don Yaeger estimate that of the 1996/97 NFL players, 21 percent competed with criminal records, up to and including allegations of rape and assault.
(Among non-football-playing young men, 15 percent have criminal records.) This means that 79 percent of players possess clean records. Still, the sports role model pool seems a tad shallow.
Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2001/02/8180/#z17q6PPufKTDrQ4A.99