UGA Sports blog from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

UGA’s ‘career symposium’ to prepare Bulldogs for life after football

3:04 pm May. 22, 2014

GREENSBORO — According to a 2009 Sports Illustrated article, by the time NFL players have been retired for two years, 78 percent are either bankrupt or under significant financial stress. Sixty percent of former NBA players are broke within five years of retirement, according to the same report.

Georgia is doing something to try to steer its football players away from a similar fate.

UGA executive associate athletic director Carla Williams, who counts