NFL player/ Professional athlete

"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination."

- Tommy Lasorda

Professional athletes compete in athletic events as members of a team or as individuals.

Ray Lewis, former linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens.

"Greatness is a lot of small things done well, stacked up on each other."

- Ray Lewis


There are very few occupations for this job.

Only .1% of high school athletes become professional athletes and only 3% of college athletes become professional.

Clay Matthews, LInebacker for the Green Bay Packers.

The average salary for a NFL linebacker is $ 1, 175, 788.

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