May 2, 2008
Harrington gets new life in Arizona
When most college graduates leave school they have job offers from different potential employers. They have the ability to choose their position and where they want to live.
In contrast, an NFL rookie often has no choice as to where he will be chosen or even how much money he will be making since there is a rookie salary cap and individual picks are slotted within that cap.
But like most things in life, such situations have a way of working themselves out.
Just ask former Texas A&M defensive end Chris Harrington, a sixth round selection of the Arizona Cardinals.
"Saturday and Sunday were the two most stressful days of my life," Harrington said. "Getting the call was such a relief, like getting a job after being unemployed for a while."
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