Jason Brown signed a five-year, $37.5 million contract with the St. Louis Rams prior to the 2009 season. This came after three great seasons with the Baltimore Ravens.
For the then 29-year-old center, it seemed that a long NFL career was just getting off the ground. Within three years of signing that huge contract, Brown abruptly retired from the league, leaving millions on the table...
Jason Brown had no real farming experience when he retired from the NFL a few years ago, but the former center didn't let that stop him from buying a 1,000-acre farm to grow food for the needy.
He just made it work.
Likewise, when Brown's wife, Tay, went into labor Tuesday -- and their midwife was still en route to their North Carolina home -- Brown did what he had to do and delivered...
Former St. Louis Rams center Jason Brown made news recently for his decision to quit football, bought a farm, and now grows crops to feed the hungry.
On Wednesday, Brown got people’s attention once more, this time for delivering his newborn son. Brown’s wife, Tay, went into labor before assistance could arrive. So, Brown and his wife had no choice but to deliver...
This embed is invalid
Jason Brown’s life has taken an interesting twist.
Brown walked away from football in 2012 following a successful nine-year career to become a farmer and grow crops to feed the hungry. The former NFL center delivered his own baby Tuesday at his North Carolina home, according to The News Observer.
You have to give props to Jason Brown. First he decided to quit football and buy a farm to help feed the hungry. If that’s not remarkable enough, Brown delivered his baby son while on the farm.
Apparently, his wife went into labor before medical assistance could arrive. With no medical assistance,Brown and his wife Tay were forced to do it themselves.
Retired St. Louis Rams C Jason Brown learned how to farm from YouTube, donated 46,000 pounds of sweet potatoes to charity. Steve Hartman met Brown, who quit the NFL to tackle a new field, literally. First Fruits Farm. Awesome.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return to the Top Sports Blog
Jason Brown was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens and once signed a deal worth $37.5 million, that included a $20 million guarantee for the Rams. After getting cut by the Rams, Brown gave up football to serve others. Brown purchased a 1,030 acre farm near Louisburg, N.C, where he harvests food for the hungry. Brown […]
The post NFL Star quit football to feed the hungry appeared...
The year after a Winter Olympics is a building block for figure skaters. Sure, there's pressure to succeed, just nothing like what the athletes went through heading toward the Sochi Games.
So here comes Gracie Gold, with a team bronze medal and a strong individual showing at Sochi on her resume. Time to take the next big step, even if the 2018 Olympics are so distant.
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2014