Originally Posted by Corrosion
How long is he going to be out of football due to going to Oxford? .... Teams want smart players but being away from the game for an extended period of time takes its toll in many a way. Teams may be skeptical after a 2-3 year absense.
There is the example of David Robinson though. I'm not saying that teams will take that risk, only that it may not be as big of a risk as feared. A guy with the right mentality is worth 1000 of a guy with the right time in the 40.