NFL player’s awesome reason for working at shoe store during offseason

Baltimore Ravens safety Matt Elam has found an awesome way to spend his free time during the offseason.

Elam, a first-round pick in last year’s draft who started 15 games last season, is working 20 hours a week at a shoe store in a Gainesville, Fla., mall.

So why is Elam doing it?

Baltimoreravens.com has the details:

Elam is also attending classes at the University of Florida to finish up his degree.

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There’s one perk at his new gig, but Elam isn’t taking full advantage.

That’s pretty cool.

This quote from Elam is also pretty cool: