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Interesting Article on Michael Westbrook

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TEMPE, Ariz. -- It was early evening at Arizona Combat Sports and the man behind the counter had his feet propped on a desk and his hands folded comfortably behind his head.

A visitor inquired about the whereabouts of Michael Westbrook.

"I'm Michael Westbrook,'' the man said as he stood and offered a handshake and smile.
Those are gestures Westbrook couldn't offer with much certainty or happiness a decade ago in the middle of a turbulent NFL career, when outrageous expectations, eggs bouncing off his front door and rumors about his sexual orientation made life miserable.


As Westbrook, 35, began giving a tour of the mixed-martial arts training facility, he was downright gleeful. Funny, but the writer and photographer he guided are members of the media, a group Westbrook collectively despised when he was playing wide receiver for the Washington Redskins and failing to live up to the lofty expectations that came with being the fourth overall pick in the 1995 draft.


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Post #1   4/16/08 9:42:15PM   

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Wow, cool story. He was actually a really good athlete obviously in the wrong sport. I remembered him being pretty good and just never panning out. Glad he found something he likes to do though.

Post #2   4/16/08 11:42:38PM   

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I would always see him at the mall in Boulder as a kid. He was always buying katanas and various knives from the mall. Also, he always had a super hot blonde chick with him. I still remember the video of him beating a dudes face in at practice. Knee on belly with massive rights to the dome.

Post #3   4/17/08 1:07:39AM