Nickel: 'Nothing about Sam Barrington that is ordinary'
Linebacker Sam Barrington.Photo: Image by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
GREEN BAY - The Green Bay Packers found a linebacker in the 7th round of the NFL Draft.
In Sam Barrington, they also found someone with a special story.
Lori Nickel of the Journal Sentinel profiles the life - and the football within it - of a young man who:
- Has a father who came to America from Ghana
- Spurned established big-name programs for a college team in its relative infancy
- Who reportedly graduated college in three years