Many young boys fantasize about playing professional sports and I was no different. During most of my youth, my singular focus was to become an NFL quarterback. The closest I got to this dream was being a backup signal caller for the University of Michigan – closer than some, but still well short.
Khari Willis, a star safety for the Indianapolis Colts, was living his dream. He had established himself as a vital piece of Indy’s secondary and was entering the fourth and final season of his rookie contract – which would have guaranteed him $2.54 million in base salary.
Free agency next summer would likely have been even more lucrative for the young man, given how much value he provided the Colts during his first three