These NFL Quarterbacks Were Forgotten After Retiring

Quarterback is a glamour position in the NFL and only 32 starting QB gigs are ever available at any time. The players who stand behind center come from all different kinds of schools. Some are drafted highly, some aren’t drafted at all. But anyone who spends a fair amount of time there becomes memorable.

Once the new season rolls around and players retire, though, it can be easy to forget about them. Or to think about what they might be doing after football. Below is a list of former prominent QB’s and an update on what life is like for them now.

Tommy Maddox

Tommy Maddox had a strange NFL career that was chock full of perseverance. While he was a former 1st Round Pick, Maddox ended up in both the Arena Football League and the XFL before making it back to the NFL.

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He was rewarded with the 2002 NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award for his crazy journey. Since his departure from the NFL, Maddox has dabbled in both professional golf as well as High School coaching.