Linebacker Rolando McClain, 23, has gotten married, been arrested twice, been cut by the lowly Oakland Raiders, then signed by the champion Baltimore Ravens and has now retired.
That's a busy life for most people. McClain has managed to do all of that since the beginning of January.
On Wednesday, one of the more bizarre careers in NFL history ended, at least for now, with McClain telling Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome that he was done.
"Rolando let me know that he plans to retire from the NFL," Newsome said in a release from the Ravens.
Earlier this year, McClain spoke with the Madison (Ala.) Weekly News about his career, indicating that he was training for the upcoming season. At the same time, McClain talked about having changed his life, particularly after marrying college girlfriend Capri Knox in January.
"When you come into some money, some people think you owe them and they want some of your money, but I tried to always stay true to who I am," said McClain, who grew up in Read More »from Rolando McClain's NFL retirement hard to explain