Originally Posted by HEAV07
Deuce McAllister already has a crowded resume as an NFL running back, car dealer, real estate developer and philanthropist. He might be a natural for yet another -- politician. The New Orleans Saints leading rusher and former University of Mississippi player mixed with lawmakers and officials Thursday at the Mississippi state Capitol of Jackson, shaking hands and briefly speaking to the House of Representatives to rally support for his Jackson-area business endeavors. ''People get to see the football player, but now they get to see the person outside of football,'' McAllister said. McAllister grew up in Morton and became a household name in Mississippi when he set two Ole Miss rushing records from 1997-2000. He chuckled when asked about future political aspirations. ''I don't know, I know a lot of people already up here, so it's just good to get back and see some of them,'' McAllister said.
Here's a pretty good story that will go right under the radar. People always want to focus on the bad seeds in sports, and forget about the guys that are doing right.