Former Sooner Center Ty Darlington has written a poignant account of his next step in life.
“For me, the start to this August Monday is not so much unlike the many August Mondays past. An early morning workout, followed by some time in the training room. And then it’s time to suit up and go to work. Except every time I’ve used that phrase before, I’ve referred to donning a helmet and shoulder pads and going to practice.
“But this time is the first time I’ve meant it quite literally. I’ve traded in my jersey for a button down and my practice pants for khakis. But don’t misplace your pity or disappointment; I am exactly where I’m supposed to be, and I couldn’t be more excited. It’s the first day of the rest of my life.”
You can read his full article on his website Front and Center.