Great job by Austen Lane as a special guest columnist on Sports Illustrated's Monday Morning Quarterback. Unlike a certain ex-Patriot tight end, it sounds like he has his priorities straight.

[QUOTE]As players, we are always taught to focus on the task at hand, and to do our job. A job which only lasts 2 1/2 years on average. So where is the line? How do we focus on football while providing for a solid and stable future? While there is no surefire formula, I believe the following is a guide to developing not only a successful career but, more importantly, a successful life. [/QUOTE]

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/nfl/news/20130707/austen-lane-monday-morning-quarterback/