Posted on Mon, Jul. 28, 2008 10:15 PM
TOP OF THE MORNIN’
MU’s Tony Temple just wants a chance in NFL
By JEFFREY FLANAGAN
The Kansas City Star
Former Missouri running back Tony Temple has a rather interesting proposal for NFL teams.
“I’ll work for free,” Temple told me by phone. “Whatever. Money isn’t the issue.
“I just want to play. I want the chance. I’ll play center. I’ll play guard. Whatever they want. If they want me to pull (and lead a sweep) I’ll do it.”
Temple was laughing as he spoke, but he’s serious about continuing his football career. He has had tryouts with five teams, including the Chiefs. He was close to sticking with the Browns after the draft but was released after being one of eight running backs to get a workout.
Temple’s agent also called the CFL. No luck.
“I don’t know what it is,” he said. “I can’t figure it out. I look around at the other running backs, and I know I can’t be bad.
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