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pakowitz 04-01-2006 01:55 AM

Leinart giving up NFL for ballroom dancing?
 
Leinart giving up NFL for ballroom dancing?
Shocking news as 2004 Heisman winner stands to lose millions

By Mike Celizic
MSNBC contributor

After much soul-searching, 2004 Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart has decided to forego a career in the NFL and pursue his true passion, ballroom dancing. The shocking news was learned exclusively by MSNBC.com late Thursday and confirmed by the quarterback.

“Positive,âà ¢Â‚¬? Leinart said when asked by this reporter in a cell phone conversation if the stunning news was true. “Most people don’t know this about me, because I never talked about it; it’s not something football players want to get around the locker room. But as a kid, I’d watch Fred Astaire movies with my mom and dad and I’d think, ‘If I could be him, I’d be the happiest man in the world.’ Sure, I wanted a shot at another national championship, but the real reason I stayed an extra year in school was to take that ballroom dancing class to see if it was for me. And it was.â€?


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pakowitz 04-01-2006 09:45 AM

RE: Leinart giving up NFL for ballroom dancing?
 
april fools!


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